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The holidays are a great time to sit down and reflect on the wonderful times and experiences of the previous year. We show gratitude to the loved ones who stood by us through it all and set our intentions for what’s to come in the new year. Once all the hustle and bustle of preparation is done, the holidays are the perfect time to soak it all in and finally get a chance to relax. For many of us, this is an annual practice, but for Mohan the elephant, this will be his very first happy Christmas.

Mohan was rescued by Wildlife SOS from a long and horrific life as a working elephant. At the age of 55, Mohan had spent the duration of his life working as a tourism prop. He spent months on end walking the hard concrete city streets, in chains, eating nothing but street scraps and plastic. As you can imagine, this was no life at all for an elephant.

Thankfully, this life is becoming a distant memory for Mohan because of the incredible people at Wildlife SOS. Not only did they help facilitate his rescue, but they also endured a lengthy and grueling legal battle to ensure that Mohan would never have to return to the cruel person who formerly owned him.

This year, Mohan has a lot to be happy about and if this video is any indication, we’d say he is absolutely glowing!

To learn more about Wildlife SOS, click here. 

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One comment on “Mohan, the Rescued Working Elephant, Celebrates His First Happy Holiday in 55 Years! (VIDEO)”

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Bel Grant
23 Days ago

Mohan passed away yesterday, after a few weeks of being treated for a fractured leg, which never healed - despite all the lavish care and attention he was getting to heal him. It is gut wrenching news but to see him in pain, with his leg in a splint week after week without any real sign that he was going to recover, perhaps it is a blessing in disguise. Mohan had one fantastic year at the Wildlife SOS Sanctuary. But it was only one. I only wished it were more. He surely deserved that after all that he\'d endured in his former life as a captive tourist prop. But his weak, emaciated body was not strong enough to overcome this awful setback. But at least he is with the angels now, free from pain everlasting. RIP Mohan darling. You will be in my heart forever.

Tina Lopez
10 Months Ago

❤ U Mohan

Cindy Hudson
10 Months Ago

Vickie Lynne

Wahyu Stronger
10 Months Ago

save animals life

Lina Nicolia
10 Months Ago

One lonely survivor ?

Barbara Saltzman
10 Months Ago

The best present is knowing this.

Louise Swart
10 Months Ago

So grateful that Mohan is free now. Enjoy your life dear one.

Laurie Maxymillian
10 Months Ago

I'm so happy for him. It's about time!

Claire Elizabeth
10 Months Ago

How amazing is that? Wonderful sight to see

Ferami Albar Paragas
11 Months Ago

Merry Christmas Mohan❤❤❤❤


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