Baby Elephant Shows Gratitude After Bring Freed From The Mud

Elephants are extremely intelligent creatures and they have captivated our hearts in many different ways. We love watching elephants on videos and we only appreciate them more as we see them interacting with each other and the world around them.

Of course, there are also times when elephants can get themselves in trouble, and that is especially true when it comes to a youngster.

Photo: Twitter/@susantananda3

A combination of inexperience and perhaps just a little awkwardness over their huge size can put a young elephant in harm’s way at times.

This was seen in an interesting video that was posted on Twitter. It was posted by Susanta Nanda, an Indian forest service officer.

Photo: Twitter/@susantananda3

Nanda is known for posting beautiful videos about animals and the kindness that is shown to them by humans. Most recently, however, he shared a video of a baby elephant being freed from the mud by a young woman in Thailand.

When the woman was out walking her dog she saw the elephant stuck in the mud along the roadway. There was some tall grass in the area and the baby elephant couldn’t move one way or another.

Photo: Twitter/@susantananda3

Rather than just walking by, the woman decided that she would work with the elephant to pull his feet from the mud. It took some time and she had to work with each foot in order but eventually, the elephant was able to move forward.

That is when something truly remarkable happened. Rather than running off into the tall grass, never to be seen again, the little elephant turned around and expressed his gratitude to the young woman who took the time to help him.

I’m not crying, you’re crying.

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