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One Lucky Elephant

  • Release Date: Jun 08, 2011
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  • Runtime: 1 hr. 24 min.
  • Genres: Documentary
  • Director:Lisa Leeman


There have been plenty of movies about the bond between people and animals, but David Balding's story is different than most. Balding owns and operates a small circus, and he adopted a baby elephant for his show that he named Flora. Balding loved Flora and made her one of the star attractions of his show, but she was also the only elephant in his menagerie, and he discovered too late this posed some serious problems for the animal's socialization. After Flora had spent 17 years with the circus, Balding...more

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