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Oldest Elephant At Tennessee Sanctuary Turns 70 - News Channel 5

HOHENWALD, Tenn. (AP) - This is a birthday to remember: Shirley the Asian elephant turned 70 Friday at The Elephant Sanctuary in Tennessee.

The elephant's milestone is significant: The average lifespan is 42 years for captive Asian pachyderms and 47 for captive African elephants.

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