Female Elephants Rescue a Baby Elephant from Drowning

Pretty life affirming. Watching this works your nerves, but they do manage to get the baby out.

Absent hands and tools, these adult elephants use their trunks, their bodies, and a willingness to run risks to their own lives to save a baby elephant. And toward the end of the video, one of the elephants thinks out of the box, coming up with a different route out.

About Santi Tafarella

I teach writing and literature at Antelope Valley College in California.
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