Elephant birthdays celebrated at Houston Zoo

May 11, 2009 2:13:04 PM PDT
The Houston Zoo celebrated a pair of pachyderm birthdays at the McNair Asian Elephant Habitat.[SIGN UP: Get headlines and breaking news sent to you]

Methai, the matriarch of the Houston Zoo Asian elephant herd turns 40 and Tucker, the youngest member of the herd turns four years old.

Their elephant habitat was festively decorated for the occasion. Methai and Tucker's birthday presents included their favorite foods contained in colorfully decorated packages for the pachyderms to tear into.

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