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Elephants en route from Seattle to Oklahoma City make San Diego detour
Elephants en route from Seattle to Oklahoma City make San Diego detour

Two aging Asian elephants arrived Friday at the San Diego Zoo after plans to transport them from Seattle to Oklahoma City were disrupted by stormy weather and concerns about the animals' well-being. Bamboo, 48, and Chai, 36, were in climate-controlled crates on a flatbed truck traveling from the Woodland Park Zoo in Seattle to the Oklahoma City Zoo. When a storm was predicted for Wyoming and Colorado, animal keepers traveling with the pair contacted the San Diego Zoo to see if the facility could accommodate the elephants until the storm passed. With the storm approaching, keepers traveling with the telephants changed the route as the truck neared Salt Lake...

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