Samson Gets To Know Herd

Samson (right, with tusks) spends some time outside with Chendra at the Oregon Zoo’s Elephant Lands. The encounter last week was the first since he arrived at the zoo on April 11 as caregivers begin to introduce the Asian elephant to his new family. “The female elephants are especially excited about Samson,” said zoo caregiver Bob Lee. “We anticipate a lot of vocalizing.”