Wildlife SOS rallied all the support they could for this poor, old elephant and it appears that all this hard work has finally paid off! The Allahabad High Court officially ruled that Raju should stay free and remain in the care of Wildlife SOS.
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The 24 Most Inspiring Photos of 2012 // A five-month-old orphaned elephant named "Tembo" plays with his keeper Thomas Chalice, who has nurtured the elephant at Tony Fitzjohn's Mkomazi rhino sanctuary on June 2012 in Mkomazi, Tanzania.
Raju The Elephant Cries Tears of Joy After Being Rescued From 50 Years of Suffering and Abuse. An elephant that was kept in chains for 50 years and abused by a drug addict who used the animal beg in India has been freed. Raju had been beaten and starved since being poached from the wild as a baby and resorted to eating paper and plastic to fill his stomach. The chains and spikes wrapped around his legs had left him with chronic wounds and arthritis and he was in almost constant pain.