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  1. #1
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    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.
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    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....
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  3. #3
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    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.
    Emily Dickinson



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