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Tara and Bella, inseparable elephant and dog couple

Tara and Bella, inseparable elephant and dog couple

Steve Hartman visits the animal sanctuary where the odd couple have formed a lasting and unusual friendship

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Guest: (2724 days ago)
Elephants are one of the few animals that can recognise themselves in a reflection (I think only apes, (not monkeys), and dolphins can do that). They can also recognise the skeletal remains of their own kind, and when they find a dead elephant, they pass the bones amoungst themselves, like they were paying respect to their dead. They are one of my favorite animals... They also have very very very big ears.
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Elephants are one of the few animals that can recognise themselves in a reflection (I think only apes, (not monkeys), and dolphins can do that). They can also recognise the skeletal remains of their own kind, and when they find a dead elephant, they pass the bones amoungst themselves, like they were paying respect to their dead. They are one of my favorite animals... They also have very very very big ears.
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Guest: Porky (2725 days ago)
Take a good look, America. They're both overweight.
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Take a good look, America. They're both overweight.
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Guest: Gimble (2544 days ago)
Yeah, and so are the dog and the elephant.
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Yeah, and so are the dog and the elephant.
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Guest: Gimble (2544 days ago)
Yeah, and so are the dog and the elephant.
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Yeah, and so are the dog and the elephant.
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Guest: (2725 days ago)
Love this story.
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Love this story.
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Guest: Wuh Samoht (2725 days ago)
Native American Elephants?....or have I missed something here?
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Native American Elephants?....or have I missed something here?
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Guest: dannyboy501 (2381 days ago)
That's a very sweet story - very touching. However, did anybody say what caused the dog's spinal injury?! With an elephant rubbing his stomach, I know who my money is on!
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That's a very sweet story - very touching. However, did anybody say what caused the dog's spinal injury?! With an elephant rubbing his stomach, I know who my money is on!
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Guest: Animal Love (1838 days ago)
Latest comment: awww... that made me tear up.
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Latest comment: awww... that made me tear up.
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Guest: (2725 days ago)
My Landlord won't let me have a dog, maybe he'll let me have a house trained Elephant ?
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My Landlord won't let me have a dog, maybe he'll let me have a house trained Elephant ?
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Guest: (2725 days ago)
Kumbaya
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Kumbaya
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IID1E4 IID1E4 (2725 days ago)
that's pretty special.love these kind of vids.
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that's pretty special.love these kind of vids.
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Guest: lemme no (1956 days ago)
What caused the spinal chord injury? Did Tara step on Bella?
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What caused the spinal chord injury? Did Tara step on Bella?
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Filmaddict Filmaddict (2308 days ago)
I love this viral!!!
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I love this viral!!!
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Guest: (2724 days ago)
I can't stop watching this story, I love it. Though I'm surprised that the elephants paired off rather than having a larger group under the leadership of an older female. Maybe because this is an artificial gathering of elephants rather than a natural extended family grouping ??
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I can't stop watching this story, I love it. Though I'm surprised that the elephants paired off rather than having a larger group under the leadership of an older female. Maybe because this is an artificial gathering of elephants rather than a natural extended family grouping ??
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