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Published:February 27th, 2016 10:37 EST

Adorable Baby Elephant Rescued From Drowning: Video

By Robert Paul Reyes

"A baby elephant at a South African national park was saved from drowning after falling into a drainage well.

Video of the rescue Feb. 16 at Kruger National Park shows the exhausted baby elephant struggling to get out of the drainage well when two men came to help lift the small but heavy creature out of the water."


Elephants are huge but graceful and agile creatures, however this baby elephant, as babies from all species are wont to do, got himself into trouble by falling into a drainage well.

Fortunately, two mine workers happened to be walking by and they immediately came to his rescue, lifting the small but heavy creature out of the water.

The adorable elephant was exhausted but unhurt after his ordeal, and the orphan baby is doing fine.

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