ELEPHANTS REUNITE AFTER 20 YEARS
We thank Dr. Roberta Lee for this insightful story!
Someone who doesn't really understand an elephant could not
know the agonizing loneliness and heartbreak Shirley suffered.
That's why this elephant story is in a dog publication.
Someone who doesn't "read" dogs might overlook sadness, pain, depression... The
insight gained from these few minutes of video can be extrapolated to the stray
dog hiding in the shadows. To the nursing dam raiding your garbage.
To the trusting eyes that beg you for love and companionship.
As the story goes, Jenny and Shirley met at the circus
they worked for when Jenny was just a calf and Shirley was in her twenty's. They only lived together for one winter and then were separated twenty-two years ago.
Shirley was lucky to have been taken to a sanctuary and be so deeply cared for
my her keeper. You will be torn by her suffering but uplifted when you
meet Solomon James. First, watch Shirley's story and then, the miracle of
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Part 1 -
under 5 min
~ Courtesy KPBS
What happens next will touch your heart and bring you to tears. Shirley and Jenny gives us a new understanding of animals,
including our "best friend." We promise you that Part Two will give new meaning to the term "Best Friend"
Part 2 - 7 min ~ Courtesy KPBS
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