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Mother elephant uses her trunk to help calf over the concrete ramp

Touching footage shows a mother elephant helping her baby jump over a concrete fence in India to join her family.

At the beginning of the clip, a mother elephant is seen crossing the road and climbing over a barricade in Gudalur, Nilgiris, Tamil Nadu.

A second elephant also overcomes hurdles but the smallest struggles.

The mother elephant uses her trunk to hoist the youngest of the herd over the barrier in Gudalur, Nilgiris, Tamil Nadu, in southern India

The mother climbs onto the railing and lowers her trunk to the calf’s rump to pull it up.

The mother elephant uses her trunk to hoist the youngest of the herd over the barrier in Gudalur, Nilgiris, Tamil Nadu, in southern India
The youngest elephant put its front legs on the barrier but couldn’t reach to get over

According to local reports, traffic was stopped to let the elephants cross the road safely.

A local resident said that people who saw the mother help the baby elephant praised the care she took for the baby.

The mother elephant climbed back over the barrier to help the calf over to join its family
The small elephant put its front legs on the barrier again and the mother used her trunk to help it over the fence

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