Here is an amazing video of an elephant mother rushing to the aid of her baby, which shows just how human-like these huge pachyderms’ reactions can be.
The video shows the baby slip and fall on its back in the elephant enclosure at the Zurich Zoo. Immediately, its mother and another female elephant sprint to its rescue and flip it back on its feet with their trunks.
A commenter points us to a this PBS article, which gives some useful information on elephants’ maternal behavior, if you care to take a look at it.
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