Tuesday, July 28, 2015

Sometimes elephants are people, too

Elephants can be lonely, too.

Shirley, a former circus elephant, was alone—without any Elephas maximus companions—in a zoo for 20 years after she retired from the show ring.

The old lady was finally transferred to an elephant sanctuary in Tennessee, where she was reunited with an aging circus pal, Jenny.

The short story is:  they remembered each other.

If you can watch these videos without getting a bit moist around the eyes, you need a little more heart.

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