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Injured Elephants Reunite After 22-Year Separation (Video)

Nearly 25 years ago, these two elephants met in a circus. Here, crippled elephants Shirley and Jenny are finally reunited at an elephant sanctuary in Tennessee.

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12:03PM PDT on Apr 9, 2015

Glad to see they finally got the happy ending they deserved. I do my best to prevent other elephants suffering like they did, by not using any services which exploit them, e.g. circuses, tourist rides, etc. We can only hope that one day all exploited animals get the happy endings they deserve.

4:01AM PST on Feb 21, 2015

thanks for sharing :)

3:47PM PDT on May 28, 2014

Well, that made me cry, especially when they put their trunks around each other.

4:37AM PDT on Apr 11, 2014

well said, Ravinder

4:33AM PDT on Apr 11, 2014

tears in my eyes. How cruel we human beings have become and make others suffer.

10:04AM PDT on Apr 10, 2014


I must have got dust in my eyes.

5:17AM PDT on Apr 10, 2014

Nothing is more important than one's family

4:09AM PDT on Mar 18, 2014


9:34PM PDT on Mar 17, 2014

Great story , Thanks for sharing !! :)

6:33PM PDT on Mar 17, 2014

Elephants are the most amazing land animal and humans have treated them so badly. Anyone who doesn't cry when seeing this piece is ... well, I can't say what I want to. At the end, all I could think of was what it was like before man arrived on the scene. I loved when they caressed each other with their trunks. There should be no circuses with animals in them, as they have done in Europe. Every time I see an ad for a circus with animals, especially elephants, I want to go right there and tell them off. What a beautiful entry into internet animal documentation. This is what the internet should be for, not idiot "social connections".

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