No Elephant Left Behind

Video Description: A herd of elephants in the Ol Pejeta Conservancy, a non-profit sanctuary in Kenya supporting endangered species, approach the Ewaso Nyiro river, high with water and a strong current. A tiny calf starts to cross, then gets caught in the current and begins to drift downstream. Her older sister runs after her, reaching out with her trunk to catch the baby. She guides her to the bank, but can't quite get her out of the current and onto the shore. The older elephant trumpets for help, and their mama turns back and comes to the baby's aid. Curling her trunk around the baby, and with the older sibling's help, Mama finally guides the baby safely to shore. The video ends with footage of another calf being guided across the river by another adolescent elephant, and then all of them are across and safe. ♥

[H/T to Shaker FarmerStina.]

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