Cute video: Orphaned elephant plays with labrador at California safari park

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Cute video: Orphaned elephant plays with labrador at California safari park

A gorgeous elephant and labrador duo have been melting hearts at a California wildlife park - by happily playing together in a river. SCROLL DOWN FOR VIDEO

The pair look like they are having a ball, as Bella the dog climbs up Bubbles the elephant's back, and jumps off into the water, before repeating the process.

According to the Daily Mail, Bhagavan Antle, director of Myrtle Beach Safari where the animals live, said: "They just love to romp around together."

In the video he can be heard saying: "She enjoys the activity of just lounging around out here and taking it easy, and the dog gives her someone to do it with."

Bubbles is just one of the animals that is part of a wild life conservation effort called The Rare Species Fund in Southern California.

Her parents were killed for their tusks, and she was found orphaned as a baby 30 years ago in Africa.

Bubbles, who weighs around four tons, has also starred on the Big Screen in films like Ace Ventura II.


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