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The elephants are Mary and Maude. Mary was born in 1946 in India. I was born in 1946 in Detroit. We both made our way to Sanford, Florida. Her to live in the zoo, and me to live about four miles away. Mary died last year (or was it the year before?). Maude was moved to another location where there were other elephants because it didn’t seem right to the keepers to make her live alone.

My Babycakes got to meet Mary and Maude, and Mary gave her a bit of a tummy tickle.

I get a wistful sense of the passage of time, and life moving on when I look at these images.


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