Goliath was very tired of being treated like a baby. He was nine years old. At least, he would be in eight months. And he could take care of himself. And if he was nothing but a pest, well, then, all right, he'd run away, that's what he'd do. At the very first chance, too.
[that night, while the other elephants are asleep, Goliath II leaves the nest and walks out on the other elephants
And I'm never coming back, either - never, never, never!