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By: Tina Underwood
From: Furman News

For the Love of Elephants

“If elephants didn’t exist, you couldn’t invent one. They belong to a small group of living things so unlikely, they challenge credulity and common sense.” – Lyall Watson (1939-2008), South African botanist, zoologist, biologist, anthropologist and author

Joy Owens says her career at The Elephant Sanctuary came about through a combination of serendipity and luck. The 2014 Furman sustainability sciences graduate also credits her three internships for shaping her future in informal education, the role she holds as education manager at the sanctuary, located in the unlikely and humble town of Hohenwald, Tennessee, population 3,687 (not including the 11 Asian and African elephants who live in the sprawling sanctuary).

Read more: https://news.furman.edu/2021/02/07/for-the-love-of-elephants/

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