After 16 years of working in a circus it is time to retire for African elephant Flora. She isn´t too happy about performing in her adulthood, so her owner tries to find a new home for her. She was rescued by circus producer David Balding when she was an orphaned infant. He recognized that all she needed was a little effection and love. This documentary shows the nine year journey of the two looking for a new home for Flora and the human-animal bond they had built up over the years.

It could be called a unusual love story, during the years Flora became like a daughter for David. Go on this emotional journey with David Balding as he learnes to let go and gives Flora a new life in wilderness.

Unfortunately the original documentary “One Lucky Elephant” isn’t available any more, but we recommend to watch the following documentery film:

African Elephants : Documentary on the Lives of Elephants