Carol Buckley–Co-founder and executive director of The Elephant Sanctuary

by | Aug 30, 2004

Co-founder and executive director of The Elephant Sanctuary, Carol Buckley discusses her nearly 30 years with Tarra (the Asian elephant she started working with as a college student) and how those experiences & stages of development with Tarra–while traveling extensively, working in circuses, zoos & elsewhere, etc.–led to realizing that Tarra & others like her really shouldn’t live that life, but should live like elephants, as they now do at the 2700-acre Elephant Sanctuary, located not far from Nashville.  []

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