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The multi-million pound sanctuary will include a heated elephant house, sand pits, elephant spa and

Wiltshire"s multi-million pound elephant sanctuary plan revealed

2013-02-21 - Longleat, United Kingdom.

A planning application has been submitted to build a multi-million pound elephant sanctuary in Wiltshire. The 24 acre (10 hectare) enclosure at Longleat Safari Park is planned to house four elephants, including a rescued former circus elephant. The facility will include a heated elephant house and an outdoor space with sand pits and an ´elephant spa´.


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Signs of the times: A history of beatings have scarred Anne - but she will be hoping to see out her years in a more relaxing way now

Anne is safe: Abused elephant moves into her new home at Longleat

2011-04-03 - Longleat, United Kingdom.

A circus elephant filmed being abused by her groom was successfully moved to her new home at Longleat Safari Park this morning. Anne, an elderly performing elephant, was ferried by a specialist team of handlers from her winter quarters in Polebrook, Northamptonshire, to the Wiltshire wildlife attraction. Bobby Roberts Super Circus, the elephant´s former owner, agreed to the handover after a Romanian employee was secretly filmed kicking the arthritic elephant and striking her with a pitchfo...


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Could this be a loving new home for Anne? We"d be thrilled to take her in says Longleat after secret talks

2011-03-30 - Longleat, United Kingdom.

A deal was close last night to rehome Anne the circus elephant within a week.
Her owners Moira and Bobby Roberts have finally agreed to allow the 59-year-old animal to retire to an enclosure at Longleat Safari Park, the Mail can reveal.
It marks a victory for this paper, which brought Anne’s desperate plight to the public’s attention by revealing secret footage of the Asian elephant’s Romanian groom stabbing and beating her.


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