rich, free wheeling uncle freddie in Sweden says it's quite normal for drunken elk to stumble around after hours, teetering, singing sailors' verse, and slurring a few words.
he's been known to frolick with them himself, and tie one on. after closing down the bar, the friendly swedish cops keep their eyes out for them, as they make it back to the burrow, the elk wavering down the street, laughing and keeping late hours with freddie rambling picaresque adventures; in a bad impersonation of julio iglesias: "to all the ferrets i've loved before....."
not surprised was freddie, when one of his drinking cohorts made the news, but fascinated was he when the story went viral.
this time of year, the elk imbibe on fermented apples; catch a buzz. the elk in question was seen earlier in the day tottering through the street, mumbling, "deer get all the press..."
after working himself into a blackout drunk, the elk could not stop. like a true addict, in his pickled stupor, he had to get one last apple from the tree.
|nothing worse than a black out drinker|
and that's where Per Johannson found him, "I thought at first that someone was having a laugh. Then, I went over to take a look and spotted an elk stuck in an apple tree with only one leg left on the ground," Johansson told newspaper The Local.
not having much luck freeing the inebriated critter, the fire dept was called, and the elk passed out in the yard...curled up in the fetal position.... after telling the firemen: "i love you guys...have i ever told you how much i love you? i reallyloveyou..."
by sun up, the elk, in true alcoholic fashion was last seen stumbling down the street to The Red Deer Grill.... presumably for a morning coffee, but you can never tell with uncle freddie's friends.
the elk may just do it all over again. with rich alchy freddie right behind him.
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