Zoo elephants saved from death by royalty in France
Princess Stephanie of Monaco agreed to have Baby and Nepal, aged 42 and 43, live at the royal family's Roc Agel ranch in the Alpes-Maritimes region of southern France.
It had been decided that the elephants would be put to sleep after developing a suspected case of tuberculosis.
But over 11,000 people signed a petition against the animals' death, and film star Brigitte Bardot even threatened to quit the country for Russia if they were killed.
Princess Stephanie was on-hand at the zoo to watch the move and, according to news.com.au, zoo director Xavier Vaillant told AFP: "Everything went really well.
"They will live in a place where there will be no risk to the public."
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