Six Flags Discovery Kingdom moves remaining elephants to be with more elephants

Posted Wednesday, March 4, 2015 8:41 AM | Contributed by Jeff

Six Flags Discovery Kingdom safely transported its two remaining resident elephants to a 600-acre zoological park in Winston, Ore,, last week, according to a Six Flags press release. According to park officials, the decision to phase out the park’s resident elephant program was driven by the staff’s desire to provide the elephants with a more social environment than a two-individual herd.

Read more from The Times-Herald.

Wednesday, March 4, 2015 4:20 PM
janfrederick's avatar

Wow, elephants have been a part of that park since the Marineworld Africa USA days.

Speaking of which, Oracle is headquartered on the old site.

Last edited by janfrederick, Wednesday, March 4, 2015 4:21 PM
"I go out at 3 o' clock for a quart of milk and come home to my son treating his body like an amusement park!" - Estelle Costanza
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Wednesday, March 4, 2015 4:32 PM
rollergator's avatar

A two-individual "herd" of elephants reminds me of the old joke about attempted murder:

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