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Elephants Save Baby Elephant From Drowning (Video)

You may have read about a research study showing elephants can, and do, cooperate when they need each other to complete a task. Now you can watch a group of adult elephants gather to help remove a baby elephant trapped in a body of water.

Image Credit: Dmitri

 

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12:38AM PDT on May 30, 2013

Incredible :^)

9:48PM PDT on May 26, 2013

Beautiful.

6:04PM PDT on May 26, 2013

Chiquito inquieto. Gracias a Dios lo salvo su clan. Para aprender de estos animalitos.

12:40PM PDT on May 25, 2013

The protective instinct is alive and well in animals. They will go to all lengths. They are a herd of wonderful and caring.

1:11AM PDT on May 18, 2013

Wonderful to see. Not easy being a small elephant!

12:50PM PDT on Apr 28, 2013

Thank you for sharing the video of these magnificent pachyderms!

2:23PM PST on Nov 22, 2012

Yes. This was wonderful.Laurie, the elephants might have been very disturbed, and the rescue might have failed, if the photographer had tried, with the kindest of intentions, to intervene.

2:01PM PST on Nov 22, 2012

Great save, I loved how they all came to help, I just wish all humans were like that every time.

1:48AM PDT on Oct 24, 2012

Amazing!!

1:47AM PDT on Oct 24, 2012

Amazing!!

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