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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190 comments

Glennis Whitney
Glennis Whitneyabout a year ago

Just so amazing, they are very protective, Thank you for caring and sharing.

Glennis Whitney
Glennis Whitneyabout a year ago

So awesome, Thank you for caring and sharing.

Glennis Whitney
Glennis Whitneyabout a year ago

Just so amazing. Thank you for caring and sharing.

Colin Wright
Past Member 3 years ago

Incredible :^)

Kayleigh Harter
Kayleigh Harter3 years ago

Beautiful.

Rita Moreno
Rita Moreno3 years ago

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

Sheri Schongold
Sheri Schongold3 years ago

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

Helena E.
Helena E3 years ago

Wonderful to see. Not easy being a small elephant!

Bryna Pizzo
Bryna Pizzo3 years ago

Thank you for sharing the video of these magnificent pachyderms!

Magdalen B.
Magdalen B4 years ago

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.