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Locals Use Digger to Rescue Stranded Elephant

See how the villagers rescue an elephant who had got stuck in a pit. 
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Mother Elephant 'Salutes' Rescuers Who Saved Her Baby

This baby elephant fell into a well in Kerala, India. It's trumpeting woke up the villagers early in the morning. A rescue team came quickly at 7am. The distressed mother and the rest of the herd stood nearby the well as the team began to excavate. Their reunion made for a truly beautiful moment. And then something surprising happened. Before running off into the forest, the mother turned toward the people and raised her trunk. In India, some believe that this is a thankful gesture of an elephant.

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