After 50 Years In Captivity, Elephant Is Freed For An Intimate Reunion

Shirley spent 50 years of her life in captivity split between the circus and a zoo. In these man-made worlds bereft of the company of other elephants, it was quite lonely. But when she is finally freed, she has the reunion of a lifetime. This is amazing!

Filmed for the PBS Nature Series, the two-time Emmy Award winning film tells the touching story of Shirley and her keeper, Solomon James. If you don’t think elephants have feelings, this will surely change your mind!