Pregnant Mom Must Lose Weight, and She's an Elephant

Workers at the Houston Zoo are trying to trim Tess of 500 pounds.
0:54 | 06/17/14

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Anyone who's ever known an expected mom knows you don't ever ever. Ever talk about -- with a pregnant woman. Pregnancy involves an elephant that's right it does right now at the zoo in Houston and zoo keepers are working the test. You keep weight down in fact they wanted to lose about 500. Pounds folks hats come line is that -- -- halfway through a pregnancy. Which -- last year and to let me Sarah -- And with her -- expected to -- about 300 pounds at birth. They want to -- well yes you can -- -- as possible going into the second trimester of her term. I I just think that's wrong no pregnant animal or woman should ever have to worry about. Beaten up away driving many elements its attention dollars in extra ice cream or whatever you're doing there and even there some pain some -- -- -- peanuts. Yeah.

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