Photograph by Michael Nichols Elephant orphans form intense bonds with their caregivers and vice versa. "It's not for the wages," explains one veteran keeper. "The more you're with them, the more you satisfy yourself. You just love them."
/// Mom and wee one. When they are born the baby is the size of a stick of margarine. That was in the press release when I was in broadcasting news. I covered so-ooo many San Diego Zoo stories over the years. Wonderful! So precious. NC &:) ///