'Elf on the Shelf' Visits Galapagos Tortoises at Phoenix Zoo

The ‘Elf on the Shelf’ said hello to the Galapagos tortoises at the Phoenix Zoo in Arizona, and even attempted to bum a ride from one.

Footage shows the elf trying to keep its balance on tortoise Elvis with the aid of a zookeeper.

“Elf on the shelf: Elfie visited the Galapagos tortoises!” wrote the Phoenix Zoo. “He had lunch with Junior, said hello to Lola and tried to hitch a ride from Elvis. Overall, Elfie’s first day visiting the zoo was a success!” Credit: Phoenix Zoo via Storyful