Courtesy of Utah's Hogle Zoo
Dari sniffs her birthday cake, made by a volunteer, containing protein pellets, carrots, berries and peanut butter frosting.
A happy 53rd birthday for Dari the elephant at Utah’s Hogle Zoo
The Salt Lake Tribune
First Published Jun 22 2013 01:52 pm • Last Updated Jun 22 2013 05:03 pm
Utah’s Hogle Zoo held a birthday celebration Saturday morning for Dari, the oldest African elephant in captivity in North America. She turned 53, which is about 90 in human years.
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