Mila Meets Another Elephant for the First Time in 37 Years

I came across this story and video today and it is beyond touching. 41 year old Mila, an ex-circus elephant, is now, after a long journey, a resident at the San Diego Zoo. In this video, Mila meets her first elephant in 37 years. You see, Mila was kidnapped from her herd when she was young, and spent most of the rest of her life as a circus performer in New Zealand. Once she was finally retired, Dr. Helen Schofield and the Franklin Zoo took care of her with the goal of reuniting her with other elephants. Dr. Scholfield passed before she could see this through, but finally, in 2013, Mila moved to San Diego to finally live with her own kind. Watch the first encounter below:

Source: www.HuffingtonPost.com

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