Wild wedding in Mendon

Ashley Glass, 18, and Joshua Schacht, 22, arrive at their wedding ceremony on Dondi the elephant at the Southwick Zoo in Mendon Saturday. Joshua
Ashley Glass, 18, and Joshua Schacht, 22, arrive at their wedding ceremony on Dondi the elephant at the Southwick Zoo in Mendon Saturday. Joshua's family runs the elephant education program at the zoo and Dondi has been part of the Schacht family for 32

2008-07-26 - Mendon, United States , Tanya Girgenrath

It's not uncommon for a groom to include his sister in his wedding party. The story becomes significantly more unique when you find out his "sister" is an elephant. Joshua Schacht, 22, and Ashley Glass, 18, were married last night at Mendon's Southwick Zoo in a wildly entertaining ceremony. Dondi, a female Asian elephant, served as the flower girl in the couple's wedding, but that wasn't her only job. The ceremony began, amidst whispers of amazement from the crowd, when the couple mounted the el...

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