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Elephants Find New Home in Mexico
The tale of 9 baby elephants orphaned by poachers who found a home in Mexico turned out to be more complicated and less heroic than that. But still has a happy ending. Read the full tale here.
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In this photo taken Friday, June 8, 2012, a young African elephant extends its trunk while roaming in its new habitat at the Africam Safari wildlife preserve, near Puebla, Mexico. The elephant is one of a group of nine from Namibia needed a new home and the owner of a 900-acre wildlife preserve in central Mexico jumped at the chance to buy them and add them to his menagerie that includes ostriches, lemurs, giraffes, zebras and monkeys. (AP Photo/Andres Leighton)
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In this photo taken Friday, June 8, 2012, young African elephants eat while roaming in its new habitat at the Africam Safari wildlife preserve, near Puebla, Mexico. Nine young elephants from Namibia needed a new home and the owner of a 900-acre wildlife preserve in central Mexico jumped at the chance to buy them and add them to his menagerie that includes ostriches, lemurs, giraffes, zebras and monkeys. (AP Photo/Andres Leighton)
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In this photo taken Friday, June 8, 2012, "sub-adults" African elephants eat hay in their new habitat at the Africam Safari wildlife preserve, near Puebla, Mexico. The nine elephants from Namibia needed a new home and the owner of a 900-acre wildlife preserve in central Mexico jumped at the chance to buy them and add them to his menagerie that includes ostriches, lemurs, giraffes, zebras and monkeys. (AP Photo/Andres Leighton)
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In this photo taken Friday, June 8, 2012, "sub-adults" African elephants spray themselves with dirt while roaming in their new habitat of the Africam Safari wildlife preserve, near Puebla, Mexico. The nine elephants from Namibia needed a new home and the owner of a 900-acre wildlife preserve in central Mexico jumped at the chance to buy them and add them to his menagerie that includes ostriches, lemurs, giraffes, zebras and monkeys. (AP Photo/Andres Leighton)
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In this photo taken Friday, June 8, 2012, visitors riding in a bus react to the sight of nine "sub-adults" African elephants, ranging from 4 to 10 years old, roaming in their new habitat of the Africam Safari wildlife preserve, near Puebla, Mexico. The nine elephants from Namibia needed a new home and the owner of a 900-acre wildlife preserve in central Mexico jumped at the chance to buy them and add them to his a menagerie that includes ostriches, lemurs, giraffes, zebras and monkeys. (AP Photo/Andres Leighton)
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Elephants Find New Home in Mexico

The tale of 9 baby elephants orphaned by poachers who found a home in Mexico turned out to be more complicated and less heroic than that. But still has a happy ending. Read the full tale here.

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