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South Georgia ranch to become elephant sanctuary

A South Georgia ranch will become a home for rescued elephants. 

An 846-acre cattle ranch located in South Georgia, 30 miles northwest of Tallahassee, will become a “refuge for elephants recovering from life in captivity and past traumas,” according to WCTV

The property was recently sold to Carol Buckley, founder of Elephant Aid International, the station reports.

Up to 10 elephants will be moved to the property after perimeter and barrier fences are erected. 

Buckley founded The Elephant Sanctuary in Tennessee in the 90s. She created Elephant Aid International in 2009 after being fired by The Elephant Sanctuary and filing a lawsuit against the organization.

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