SOUTHWEST MIAMI-DADE, FLA. (WSVN) - A member of Zoo Miami’s family received a special treat on World Elephant Day, courtesy of some first responders.
The zoo, located in Southwest Miami-Dade, invited the Miami-Dade Fire Department to give Dalip, a 51-year-old Asian bull elephant, a watery surprise Sunday morning.
Crews brought a fire truck to give Dalip a special massage and shower to the pachyderm and the rest of the zoo’s gentle giants with cool water.
Photographs from Zoo Miami showed Dalip appearing to enjoy the attention.
The hose-down gave everyone a welcome break from the summer heat.
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