When this zoo adopted an elephant in 1980, they didn’t know what they were getting themselves into. When they ran out of ideas, it took a special friend to get this elephant back in good spirits. Read on to find out how these two got to be BFFS…
Bubbles the Elephant
Bubbles was a rescue elephant from Africa. Weighing in at 9,000 pounds at age 34, the massive animal was rescued from poachers in 1980. Her herd was killed for ivory, and she needed a new home. The risk was rising in Africa, so Myrtle Beach stepped in…
Adopting an Elephant
Bubbles the Elephant was one of the few in the herd to make it out alive, and so, she was transported to Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. There, she would be safer than in the high-risk hunting environment of Africa. She was safe, but was she happy?