Wednesday, 14 May 2014

Photo shows elephant hanging upside down during relocation

An elephant was relocated away from the Nega Nega area of Zambia and brought to Kafue National Park in an operation on May 10.
Stunning photos of an elephant hanging upside down during a relocation are being frequently shared on Facebook Wednesday.

The photos were posted by the Zambia Wildlife Authority as a team of workers relocated a wild elephant to the Kafue National Park in Zambia.

The Facebook post states the team tracked the elephant by helicopter and then tranquilized it for transport. 

The elephant is estimated to be 20 years old and weigh over 3 tons. It was safely released by to join other elephants in the national park.