From: Fox News Nashville
Shirley the elephant celebrates 72nd birthday, 21st year at Tennessee elephant sanctuary
HOHENWALD, Tenn. (WZTV) - Shirley the elephant is celebrating her 72nd birthday and her 21st year at the Elephant Sanctuary in Middle Tennessee.
Shirley is the oldest elephant at the sanctuary and is the third oldest elephant in North America.
"Shirley has now lived at The Sanctuary for 21 years, and we are inspired every day by her resilient, strong spirit," the sanctuary said on Facebook.