Anne is safe: Abused elephant moves into her new home at Longleat

Signs of the times: A history of beatings have scarred Anne - but she will be hoping to see out her years in a more relaxing way now
Signs of the times: A history of beatings have scarred Anne - but she will be hoping to see out her years in a more relaxing way now

2011-04-03 - Longleat, United Kingdom
A circus elephant filmed being abused by her groom was successfully moved to her new home at Longleat Safari Park this morning. Anne, an elderly performing elephant, was ferried by a specialist team of handlers from her winter quarters in Polebrook, Northamptonshire, to the Wiltshire wildlife attraction. Bobby Roberts Super Circus, the elephant´s former owner, agreed to the handover after a Romanian employee was secretly filmed kicking the arthritic elephant and striking her with a pitchfo...

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