U.S. game show host pays for elephants’ airfare

LOS ANGELES, (Reuters) – A former U.S. game show host is paying $880,000 to fly three elephants to sunny California in style aboard a private cargo plane.

Bob Barker, who hosted “The Price is Right” for 35 years, agreed to cover the cost of the flight for Thika, Iringa and Toka to PAWS Sanctuary in San Andreas, California from the Toronto Zoo after growing concerned that Canada’s chilly climate was unsuitable for them.

In the wild, elephants live in warmer weather regions such as Africa and the Indian subcontinent.

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