Feb. 29, 2012 - Can An Elephant Blow Up A Tent:The bay elephant finds the new type tent quite to his liking. It might well do for circuses. Kamalchsi Tries Out A New Type Tent: The services, camera, circuses, government department responsible for setting up camps for displaced person or people otherwise homeless, are interested in a revolutionary tent which was on show at the national Boat Show. Designed by a former colonel of the Royal Engineers, it can be set up in three minutes, is proff against all weather conditions, is portable, warm, not inflammable, drought-proof

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Feb. 29, 2012 - Can An Elephant Blow Up A Tent:The bay elephant finds the new type tent quite to his liking. It might well do for circuses. Kamalchsi Tries Out A New Type Tent: The services, camera, circuses, government department responsible for setting up camps for displaced person or people otherwise homeless, are interested in a revolutionary tent which was on show at the national Boat Show. Designed by a former colonel of the Royal Engineers, it can be set up in three minutes, is proff against all weather conditions, is portable, warm, not inflammable, drought-proof
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Feb. 29, 2012 - Can An Elephant Blow Up A Tent:The bay elephant finds the new type tent quite to his liking. It might well do for circuses. Kamalchsi Tries Out A New Type Tent: The services, camera, circuses, government department responsible for setting up camps for displaced person or people otherwise homeless, are interested in a revolutionary tent which was on show at the national Boat Show. Designed by a former colonel of the Royal Engineers, it can be set up in three minutes, is proff against all weather conditions, is portable, warm, not inflammable, drought-proof. The supports are inflatable, and the air for them comes from a tiny compressor supplied with the tent which can be clipped on to any car engine's electrical equipment; or it can blown up by a foot pump. The tent size demonstrated is 30 ft by 19 feet by 9 feet, and provides sleeping room for 30. A conventional canvas tent with poles and guy ropes wold take 45 minutes to erect. The Numax tent weighs only 160 lbs co pared with a conventional tent's weigh of 1600 lbs. (Credit Image: Keystone Pictures USA/ZUMAPRESS)