Final farewell of the herd: 300 elephants gather to pay last respects to their leader after he is killed by a rival, and even caress his corpse to say goodbye

This is the heartbreaking moment a herd of elephants gathered to pay their last respects to their dead leader. Footage shows the animals surrounding the carcass on the banks of a lake near Anuradhapura, close to the Kalawewa reserve in Sri Lanka. Some of the elephants use their trunks to caress the fallen giant, which […]

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