Armenian, Georgian elephants to get married in Tbilisi today

The Armenian Grand elephant will arrive at Tbilisi Zoo today. A female elephant named Malka is looking forward to his arrival. In preparation for the wedding the bride is even doing manicures and pedicures.

The bridegroom weighing 6 tones will arrive in Tbilisi in a special trailer accompanied by a delegation of employees of Yerevan and Tbilisi Zoos.

”Grant will stay in Georgia. In exchange, the Tbilisi Zoo will send a young elephant to Yerevan,” Press Secretary of the Zoo Mziya Sharashidze told Gruzia Online.

Today the Tbilisi Zoo will be closed to visitors connected with the arrival of a new inhabitant.

According to the Press Service of the Yerevan Zoo, Grand will not only marry, but will also undergo a surgery in Tbilisi. He has  been suffering from tusk problems  for eight years now.

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