Q&A With Author Carol Buckley – Founder of The Elephant Sanctuary & Elephant Aid International

I was very excited to learn that the trial regarding Tarra the elephant is now over. I’m unsure what Carol’s plans are for Tarra, but wish them all the best regardless. Here is my original Q&A with Carol.


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Earlier this year I read a few books about an elephant named Tarra. The first one I read was titled Tarra & Bellawritten by Carol Buckley. It’s a book about an elephant (Tarra) and the unlikely relationship she had with a dog named Bella at The Elephant Sanctuary in Tennessee. After reading it and learning about Tarra, Carol Buckley, and The Elephant Sanctuary, I had to learn more. I picked up Travels with Tarra, a book about Carol Buckley and Tarra before her life at the sanctuary, and Just For Elephants, another book about an elephant named Shirley who is retiring from a zoo and being moved to The Elephant Sanctuary in Tennessee. If you’d like to see my original reviews/posts on these, you can click on the titles below.


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5 thoughts on “Q&A With Author Carol Buckley – Founder of The Elephant Sanctuary & Elephant Aid International

  1. Just been catching up with this story, I had no idea! Carol Buckley is doing wonderful work, long may she continue. So many people need educating about animal treatment and welfare.

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    1. We learned about it through children’s books, Cathy. My children and I were amazed with Carol’s story too. I agree, and hope more people will start waking up to how these animals are treated. They’re all a precious gift that we’ve been given and we need to remember their importance to us and the environment. Thanks for checking it out. 😉

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  2. I had no idea there was an elephant sanctuary in Tennessee. I am going to take the time to go back and read your older posts. Very interesting. Carol sounds very inspiring.


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