When Mother And Her Baby Are Found Dying In The Mud, Pack Of Elephants Intervene…

The herd stands in panic over the mother and baby, who both sank deep into Africa’s muddy lagoon.

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As the mud began to dry, the small calf cried out in fear. She and her mom needed help as they faced imminent death.

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Wildlife officials and conservationists worked together to pull off this incredible rescue. They managed to slip a rope under the baby, but the task of pulling her out proved nearly impossible.

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The workers first attempted to rescue the calf and were successful, but instead of running free she ran back into the mud to be with Mom. She got stuck again in the process.

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The baby girl cried out for help — it seemed all hope was lost, and that Mom was about to die.

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The calf was nearly free once again, but she looked as though she wanted to return back to her mother a second time.

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The team frantically tried to keep the calf from getting stuck again.

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They tried to rescue the calf one last time. This was their last shot.

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