Rosie and Opal "hug" in Hope, Maine.
Credit: Stacey Leasca

GlobalPost's Stacey Leasca spent the afternoon with two lovable, lumbering residents of Hope, Maine: Rosie and Opal, two Asian elephants in their forties who "don't look a day over 20," says Leasca.

See photos and video of Rosie and Opal's antics and learn about their care in the tweets below.

GlobalPost's Twitter feed showcases the voices and personal experiences of our correspondents based around the world each week. A different correspondent takes over the @GlobalPost account each Friday and tweets about his or her travels and daily activities.

Check out previous ones in the series:

"A Friday in Cairo" with Erin Cunningham

"A Friday in Cambodia" with Faine Greenwood

"A Friday in Geneva" with Alex Besant

"A Friday in Berlin" with Kristin Deasy

"A Friday in Sao Paulo" with Jill Langlois

"A Friday in Caracas" with Girish Gupta

"A Friday in Munich" with Jessica Phelan

"A Friday in Montreal" with Talia Ralph

"A Friday in London" with Barry Neild

"A Friday in Namibia" with Erin Conway-Smith

"A Friday in Cairo" with Erin Cunningham

"A Friday in Bangkok" with Patrick Winn

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