Devoted elephant mother spends 11 hours rescuing her baby elephant who was stuck on a well

From the source: “This is the heart-wrenching moment a mother elephant desperately tried to pull her baby from a well.

The determined mum refused to leave her calf, staying with the youngster for 11 hours, first using her trunk and then her feet in a bid to haul her precious baby to safety.

Unfortunately the frantic mother elephant made matters worse by accidentally pushing more mud into the well and almost smothering the baby, which was trapped from 9pm until 8am the following morning.

But thankfully the tiny elephant was eventually freed when people living near the Chatra district in India, where the incident happened, rushed to the scene after hearing the distressed cries. “