First ever elephant arrives at Noah's Ark

Staff at Noah's Ark Zoo Farm in North Somerset are celebrating the arrival of their first ever elephant. Buta, a 31-year-old African elephant has moved into the largest purpose-built habitat in Northern Europe.

31 year old Buta went through 4 months of training before the move Credit: Noah's Ark Zoo Farm

She'll soon be joined by Nissim, who is from her former herd, at the 20 acre site.

Buta along with Nissim join from Knowsley Safari in Merseyside Credit: Noah's Ark Zoo Farm