Modoc : the true story of the greatest elephant that ever lived

Ralph Helfer.

Spanning seven decades and three continents, this sweeping saga follows the life and times of a remarkable elephant and her faithful companion and trainer. Ralph Helfer, founder of Eden International, owned Modoc for the last 20 years of her life and witnessed the joyous reunion of the elephant and her trainer. Photos.


Betsy SchroederPosted May 29, 2015

Even if you're not an animal lover, this one has that gotcha factor: after all, who could resist  the pathos of Disney's Dumbo? And this is the story behind that very Disney tale, without all the candyfloss.  The story follows Modoc as a ba...

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