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Last Updated: Friday, 23 May, 2003, 14:27 GMT 15:27 UK
Pink elephant back home
Villagers celebrate Nellie's return
Nellie was missing from her home for two weeks
Celebrations are under way marking the return of a pink plywood elephant to her village home.

Nellie went missing two weeks ago from her sedate post advertising a local cafe in Gargrave, near Skipton in North Yorkshire.

Her owners received pictures of her taken in Morecambe, Lancashire - nestled with the statue of the resort's most famous son, Eric Morecambe, and in nearby Lytham.

But on Friday morning she was discovered in a puddle, back in her home town.

Nellie is one of a number of the elephants usually on display in Gargrave, promoting local businesses.

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