May 19, 2014 3:52 PM EDT

This weekend, some Florida beach-goers spotted an elephant wading in the water, just kind of standing there stoically as the waves rippled around him.

Luckily, Todd Unbehagen, who was visiting North Redington Beach with his family, captured video of the bizarre sight. Apparently, the elephant was part of someone’s private beach party, the St. Petersburg Tribune reports.

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