03-05-2014, 09:13 PM #1
Woman dedicates her life to saving orphaned elephants - beautiful photos
As she strides purposefully through an African forest in leopard-print Wellingtons, Essex girl Rachael Murton is pursued by six excitable elephants.
Together, the lumbering animals weigh a combined 500 stone, but Chelmsford-born Rachael retains her composure.
For these young orphaned elephants, this devoted young British woman is their surrogate mum, and each wants to be first for a cuddle.
Tenderly, these colossal beasts years from being fully grown raise their trunks to 33-year-old Rachael's face, seeming to wrap her in an embrace.
Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/arti...#ixzz2v8miQqT9
I thought I would share this story as it made me smile and the photos are excellent. It is wonderful what this lady is doing to help these beautiful creatures.
03-05-2014, 09:56 PM #2
I am fascinated at the beauty and strength of elephants. Thank you for sharing this.
On a sad note, elephants always remind me of Travis Alexander now...."At Websleuths we take pride in being a notch above the rest. " Harmony2, WS
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03-05-2014, 10:06 PM #3
Such a lovely story. What a wonderful woman.
Thank you for sharing this, gregjrichards.Hope is the thing with feathers that perches in the soul - and sings the tunes without the words - and never stops at all.
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