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/art...ambian-bush-nursing-health.html#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.