When People Found This Mother and Baby Elephant Drowning in the Mud, They Did the Unthinkable!

We are all used to seeing amazing dog rescue stories, although we aren’t accustomed to seeing elephant rescue stories.  Saving an elephant is a whole different ball game.  Elephants are obviously much larger than dogs and one wrong movement can land a rescuer in hot water.  No one wants to get stomped by a mammoth elephant foot.

An elephant emergency occurred at the Kapani Safari Lodge.  A mother elephant and her baby became trapped in the mud…

Tourists and staff at the Kapani Safari Lodge witnessed a shocking event that could not be ignored!  A mother elephant and her baby became trapped in the mud.  They were sinking and lost the energy to swim out…

The staff knew they needed to figure out something in a hurry or the elephants were goners.  Other elephants stood around the sinking elephants feeling helpless…

Members of the South Luangwa Conservation Society showed up after being alerted.  They quickly formulated a plan to free the elephants…

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