Former circus elephants separated for 22 years – camera catches phenomenal moment they reunite for the 1st time

Animals frequently show us love and gratitude, and every so often videos will capture moments where they truly show us how in-tune they are.

On PBS, back in 2000, one incredible moment was witnessed on the back of a story that quickly gained worldwide popularity. It involves two former circus elephants that had been separated for an amazing 22 years. Captured footage showed the heartbreaking moment they reunited, and it’s not something you’ll want to miss …

The footage was captured at the Elephant Sanctuary in Tennessee, where we watch the elephants Shirley and Jenny meeting each other for the first time in over two decades. Now, we all know that elephants have an unbelievable capacity to remember things, but the display of love and affection on show here is truly eye-opening.

Even the caretakers are left taking aback as the two elephants rekindle a friendship forged when they were both circus animals.

Recognizing each other instantly through the gates, Shirley and Jenny waste no time in mending a void of more than twenty years.

Watch the awesome footage in the video below:

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