Watch: Mother elephant guards dead baby jumbo (Odisha, India)


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After an elephant from the Rajaji Tiger reserve in Haridwar was killed when hit by a train, another baby elephant in Odisha’s Mayurbhanj district was found dead at the foothills of Similipal in the Sanakosha cashew nut forest under Dukura Range of Mayurbhanj district. In a heart wrenching scene, the mother of the baby elephant was seen guarding the dead body and did not allow the Forest Department officials to go near the baby elephant.