Elephant hauler gets stuck; pachyderms keep truck upright

March 25, 2015 3:09 AM

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A central Louisiana sheriff's office says deputies called to help a stranded tractor-trailer were astounded to see two elephants keeping it from overturning.

The Natchitoches (NAK-uh-tesh) Parish Sheriff's Office says the truck, carrying three elephants from New Orleans to Dallas, had pulled onto the soft shoulder of Interstate 49 and got stuck near Powhatan, about halfway through its trip.

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