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A Rescue They Will Never Forget: Baby Elephant and Its Mother Pulled From Mud Lagoon By Conservation Workers

Animals  (tags: mother elephant, baby, stricken, stuck in mud, elephant family, conservation workers, freed, rescued )

- 2684 days ago -
This is the dramatic moment that an elephant and its baby were rescued after they got stuck in a mud lagoon. Conservation workers, who normally have a policy of leaving nature to fend for itself as much as possible.


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Michele Wilkinson (106)
Thursday November 10, 2011, 1:49 am
I'm pleased that mother and baby got a happy ending.
Thank you to all who helped them

Danuta W (1251)
Thursday November 10, 2011, 2:28 am

Past Member (0)
Thursday November 10, 2011, 7:31 am
too cool. sometimes we have to interfere. what is really alarming to me though is that mom is skin and bones.

Kenny V (173)
Thursday November 10, 2011, 8:08 am
Aw, glad the workers took the time did the human thing to do....

Ruth M (839)
Thursday November 10, 2011, 12:01 pm
So happy for the mother and baby elephant. I am thankful for the ones who saved them. Thanks for the great news Simone.

Marge F (0)
Friday November 11, 2011, 4:08 am
Thank-you for the article. It was nice to read a story such as this one that really has a happy ending. : )

Past Member (0)
Friday November 11, 2011, 4:44 am
Thanks, noted.

Bob P (394)
Friday November 11, 2011, 5:04 am
thanks Simone

Irene Leggett (0)
Friday November 11, 2011, 9:45 am
What a wonderful rescue, and the pictures says it all. Kudos to all involved, you reunited a family with two precious members that would have been lost forever.

Dorota Wisniewska (17)
Friday November 11, 2011, 12:03 pm

Aletta Kraan (146)
Friday November 11, 2011, 12:29 pm
Glad they are reunited , thanks to the rescuers !!!

Shelli S (374)
Friday November 11, 2011, 12:53 pm
It's so nice to read good news, it comes so few and far between. I'm SO THANKFUL, to the rescue workers, for getting the mom and her baby calf out of the mud. That mud hole should be covered in, not good for man nor animal. You usually just hear of elephants being poached, so this is a good thing. Restores faith, that man can help and not hurt a elephant..the way any elephant should be treated. To say that man shouldn't help the elephants and let nature take it's course, well that would be fine if that was all that could harm elephants. Poachers have taken nature, into his own greedy hands, and has been taking and taking. Bravo to the Rescuers again and to the mama and her calf!
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