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WATCH: Delighted Elephants Play Together in the Rain

By Kristen Rodman, Staff Writer
July 12, 2014; 4:40 AM ET
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As light rain falls on Elephant Nature Park in Chiang Mai, Thailand, on July 8, 2014, herds of elephants are in pure bliss - dancing and splashing together around the park.

Founded in 1995 by the Save Elephant Foundation, today, the reserve is home to more than 35 elephants, saved from the tourist and illegal logging industry, according to the foundation's website.

Captured on camera by elephantnews, the park's elephants can be seen whirling around in the mud and in puddles together as raindrops fall on the lush, mountainous terrain.

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To learn more about the Save Elephant Foundation or Elephant Nature Park, visit the non-profit's website.

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