The Long Journey 

Plucked from their homeland, once-wild elephants now roam three acres at the Reid Park Zoo

Security was tight early in the predawn darkness of Aug. 22, 2003, as seven wild African elephants were trucked to the San Diego Zoo. Their arrival was the culmination of a long, rancorous journey, which began with a $2 million chartered flight…

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