For the First Time in 37 Years, One Elephant Makes a Friend [VIDEO]

Mila and Mary are quickly becoming best buds

Feb 28, 2014
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For the past 37 years, Mila the elephant led a sheltered life in captivity with zero interaction with other elephants. Recently, the sensitive elephant was moved to the San Diego Zoo from New Zealand where, for the first time, she met another one of her kind. While the zookeepers were prepping for the worse, the two elephants hit it off smashingly well with sweet gestures of trunk holding friendship. 

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