“Nursing home” for elephants appeared in France


A unique shelter has been opened in France – “nursing home” for elephants, reports Euronews. This shelter is intended for those animals that used to perform in circuses and have now retired from their “ careers. ''

“ Nursing home '' for elephants in France became the first in Europe, it was discovered by two veterinarians. It is located in the city of Vienne, where the climate is good for animals.

It is noted that visitors will be allowed into the shelter, but they can only look at the elephants from afar so as not to disturb the animals.

In a nursing home up to 10 elephants will be able to stay.

Such shelters will be especially relevant in 2023, when a ban on the exploitation of elephants in circuses comes into force in France.

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