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Elephant Carries Body of Dead Dog Friend Home

Animals  (tags: elephant, dog, Bella, Tarra, Elephant Sanctuary, Reynard Loki, 13.7 Billion Years )

- 2794 days ago -
After a dog named Bella was likely killed by coyotes, her elephant friend Tarra found her and carried her body home. A sad story of two unlikely friends.


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Reynard Loki (16)
Friday October 28, 2011, 12:04 pm
Here are videos of happier times with these two buddies, on Bella's tribute page on the Elephant Sanctuary website:

Tim C (2420)
Friday October 28, 2011, 12:17 pm

denise m (24)
Friday October 28, 2011, 12:23 pm
I remember the story when they first aired it. I'm so sad to hear that Bella's gone now. Thanks for sharing this!

Nathaniel B (0)
Friday October 28, 2011, 12:37 pm
Thanks for sharing this story. It is amazing how everything on this planet can form a connection in some way or another.

Toni Ezell (0)
Friday October 28, 2011, 12:59 pm
We as humans could learn so much from Bella and Tarra. If we would only pay attention. I have loved their story from the beginning.

Phillip I (67)
Friday October 28, 2011, 2:24 pm
I remember Bella & Tarra. Sadness.... ...but also, somehow uplifitng. Four-legged animals aren;t all that different form the two-legged variety....... Been saying that for years - will keep on saying it.

Peace Bella and my heart to Tarra.

Past Member (0)
Friday October 28, 2011, 5:12 pm
Although a sad story, it was still very touching. The caring instincts that animals show makes me wonder how they are continually mis-treated.

Dawn Marie (24)
Friday October 28, 2011, 10:46 pm
Their beautiful friendship touched my heart! I'm very sad to hear about Bella's death, but thank you for sharing this story.

Danuta W (1251)
Sunday October 30, 2011, 1:13 am
thanks for the info


Past Member (0)
Sunday October 30, 2011, 1:27 am
So sad, these two were so close to my heart, its such a loss for us all, the loss of this beautiful friendship. I hope Tarra will recover from her loss and grief. Very sad, thankyou for posting this news.

Dominic Delarmente (33)
Sunday October 30, 2011, 1:37 am
Great friendship and sad story..Thanks Reynard for posting..

KS Goh (0)
Sunday October 30, 2011, 2:04 am
Thanks for the article.

Jo Asprec (0)
Sunday October 30, 2011, 2:14 am
Sad story but wonderful friendship of Bella and Tarra.

Past Member (0)
Sunday October 30, 2011, 4:30 am
thanks, sad but nice

Dawn Harvey (23)
Sunday October 30, 2011, 5:03 am
I remember seeing this on TV and that is so sad. What a wonderful friendship they had.

Michele Wilkinson (106)
Sunday October 30, 2011, 8:35 am
I remember reading about these two friends, and am so sorry about the death of Bella.
I hope that Tarra s sisters provide companionship and comfort for her

Nancy Roussy (79)
Sunday October 30, 2011, 12:43 pm
This is so sad! I have seen the video of the two of them, they shared something very special the two of them! I would love to make a donation in her honor but I can't.

Ingrid A (524)
Sunday October 30, 2011, 8:06 pm
Very sad. Its noted.
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