The Tale of an Elephant The worst of Jouett’s problems were yet to come. Media representatives wanted to be present when Cindy arrived in mid-December. The elephant trainer and keepers wanted no one there. They ...
"Cindy is by far the most aggressive, malevolent elephant I've ever seen."
Posted September 6, 1984
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Large mammals in captivity
Cindy the dangerous elephant comes from Tacoma to San Diego
“In the wild,” Roocroft says, “an elephant will be moving at least eighteen hours each day. The feet, then, will take care of themselves.” But in a zoo, elephants develop overgrown toenails and overthickened foot pads.