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DALLAS (CBSDFW) – Two of the newest elephants at the Dallas Zoo are getting to know their companions, and things are going very well so far.

The zoo sent out the update on Facebook on Monday morning.

Zola and Tendaji, two of the five elephants that were recently rescued from Swaziland, spent many hours with Congo and Kamba, elephants that were already a part of the zoo.

The zoo says the event was witnessed by thousands of visitors recently and that special socializing was a result of careful, slow introductions by their elephant experts.

Zoo officials says it’s an amazing moment for them and hope visitors get a chance to experience it over the next few months.

The elephants arrival to the Dallas Zoo wasn’t celebrated by everyone, as an animal-rights group moved to block the elephants from being imported to the United States.

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