Two Elephants Reunited After Over 20 Years..What Happens Next Can’t Be Described.


This is a touching story of Shirley and Jenny reuniting after 22 years at The Elephant Sanctuary in Tennessee. PBS documented this reunion, narrating the story of how Shirley, now aged 52, remained lonely at the Louisiana Purchase zoo for almost 20 years after she was attacked by a circus elephant and now her caretaker, Solomon—who is beside himself—has to let go of the apple of his eye! Jenny recognizes Shirley in an instant and gives her an intense welcome—the two friends are finally together!



This is the story of Shirley and Jenny, two crippled elephants reunited at The Elephant Sanctuary in Tennessee after a 22-year separation. The bonding was immediate, intense and unforgettable between the two former circus elephants.

What do you think?