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NATCHITOCHES PARISH, La. (WGNO) – Sheriff’s deputies in Natchitoches Parish arrived at an interesting scene Tuesday morning after receiving a call requesting assistance with a stranded 18-wheeler.

When they arrived deputies discovered two elephants were holding a semi-truck from tipping over.

Three elephants on the truck were being transported from Florida to a circus in Frisco, Texas.

Natchitoches authorities say the truck became stuck after the driver pulled onto the shoulder on Interstate 49 near Powhatan, La.

No citations were issued.