Something Incredible Happens when He Says Goodbye to The Elephant He Tended for 22 Years

In 2003, the zoo agreed to send Shirley to The Elephant Sanctuary, which provides elephants with hundreds of acres to wander around, as well as the option of a warm barn to sleep in. In this video, we see Shirley and Solomon’s last days and moments together before he takes her chain off for good. Fair warning: you’ll want your tissues close. The first time I saw this I made the mistake of not having any and was reduced to a sobbing mess by the end.

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