Incredible moment adult elephants use their trunks to save calf stuck in a river in South Africa

Elephant

This is the heartwarming moment a baby elephant is helped cross a river by its elders in the Kruger National Park in South Africa.

The baby elephant is attempting to cross the small stream with the rest of the herd.

The youngster faces a significant problem trying to scale the far bank as it is a bit steep and quite muddy.

This is the moment a young elephant struggles to cross a small stream in Kruger National Park

This is the moment a young elephant struggles to cross a small stream in Kruger National Park

The young elephant fell over several times while trying to get up the side of the bank

The young elephant f.e.l.l over several times while trying to get up the side of the bank

After several attempts, the young elephant is unable to gain any traction and continues to s.l.i.p back.

Fortunately, one of the herd bends down and pushes the young elephant up the bank.

The rest of the herd waits while the mini-drama is sorted.

A helpful shove from a larger elephant helped the youngster up the side of the bank to safety

A helpful shove from a larger elephant helped the youngster up the side of the bank to safety

By: dailymail.co.uk

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *