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A mother's determination: Elephant rescues baby trapped in mud "I saw the older baby elephant and the mother cross the watering hole with no problems. But the younger one started to slither because of the mud," Cano told Rex USA. The male baby elephant was unable to climb up the slippery bank and started to slide down. That's when mom sprang into action. http://animaltracks.today.msnbc.msn.com/_news/2012/07/09/12644719-a-mothers-determination-elephant-rescues-baby-trapped-in-mud?lite#
A mother's determination: Elephant rescues baby trapped in mud - Animal Tracks
This month-old calf - young male needed a helping hand from his concerned mother to escape the sticky mud after wading knee deep into the quagmire. She swiftly, if not elegantly, plucked the inexperienced baby to safety by his tail.
Mama gives a helping hand... er... trunk...
The things our children get themselves in to!?
"A mother's determination: Elephant rescues baby trapped in mud" [A mother elephant helps her baby escape from sinking into a mud hole. An elephant & her month-old calf were marching with their family herd in Cabarceno Wildlife Park in Cantabria, Spain, when they came across a watering hole that the whole herd had to cross.]~[Photograph courtesy of: Marina Cano/Solent News via Rex USA - July 9 2012]'h4d'121002
A mother struggles to save her son. (Marina Cano / Solent News via Rex USA) Elephants are so selfless...and they mourn for their dead family members (even carry their bones around with them...they may have gone long distances but recognize their family's bones!) for a while. It's so sad to see, but fascinating, too. :(
The MOST Adorable koala pic ever!
Holding on tight so baby doesn't fall.
holding on tight to mum
...And when the pups are half mom's size --- she's ready to move on --- even if the pups are not! Limited Edition French Bulldog Tee
Having frenchie pups is a lot of fun and hard work! I had 4 in my litter and when mom would walk around they would walk and nurse with her!
I heart giraffes!!! My favorite animal of them all. :) They have the largest heart of all land mammals.
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swan mom, #cute, #animal - swim Mom...we want to see the other side of the lake.... Aren't they just adorable.
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how can some humans look at animals all the time and never really see that they are more than just animals. Look at that love!
That is so precious:)
thats really sweet
As pure as mothers love very great
i didnt really see what was happening there until i realized it was a clidesdale
Mother and baby cat. ...........click here to find out more googydog.com
A grey and white, fluffy, mother cat holding her newborn kitten in her arms.
Amor para siempre
Safe in mom's arms
A mother and her calf - so much love! Thai Elephant Conservation Center, Thailand