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Watch: Elephant helps struggling calf climb out of flooded river in Assam

The incident, that many on social media said was heartwarming, was recorded at Assam’s Udalguri district.

By: Trends Desk | New Delhi | Published: July 28, 2020 6:46:34 pm
Elephant videos, Elephant rescue, Elephant drowning, Trending news, Viral video, Indian Express news In the video, the elephant can be seen trying to lift the calf with its truck as two calf struggles to get to the raised land. (Picture credit: Twitter/ Sergeant Bikash)

In a video that is being widely shared on the internet, an elephant was captured helping its calf cross a flooded river as it struggled to climb up on to the riverbank.

The incident, that many on social media said was heartwarming, was recorded at Assam’s Udalguri district, which is 20 km north of the Bhutan border.

In the video, the elephant can be seen trying to lift the calf with its truck as the two younger elephants struggle to climb onto the bank.

As one of the calves manages to climb out of the water, the other on struggles and is helped by the adult elephant that tries to lift it out of the water using its trunk.

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