6 Elephants Die Trying to Save 3-Year-Old Calf That Fell from Waterfall in Thailand

6 Elephants Die Trying to Save 3-Year-Old Calf That Fell from Waterfall in Thailand

When talked about ,animals are the best and loyal friends one can get.When it comes to their perspective they are friendly and and loyal in their friendship too.

Recently , an incident happened in Thailand at Haew Narok waterfall, which is also called Hell’s Fall. where 6 elephants fell to their deaths as they were trying to save one another .

Sounds of elephant cries came at around 3 a.m. Saturday morning from the waterfall, which is located in Khao Yai national park. Post investigating, officials found a 3-year-old baby elephant half-submerged in the first tier of the waterfall, as well as two elephants standing on the edge of a cliff above, reported by the Thai PBS World, officials .

After getting into the roots of the incident, park officials found five adult elephants, all dead after drowning in the stream.

Thai PBS World reported that the waterfall was closed for all the visitors on Saturday upon order from the park chief. He also instructed the officials to move the remaining two elephants so they could avoid the same accident.

Edward Wiek, who is the founder of Wildlife Friends Foundation Thailand, tweeted that one of the two surviving elephants is the mother of the 3-year-old calf that drowned.

In an interview with BBC, Wiek quoted the death of the elephants is “like losing half your family.”

There’s nothing you can do, it’s nature, unfortunately,” Wiek added.

He also told BBC that it may be difficult for the surviving elephants to live, as elephants tend to suffer from emotional grief and typically rely on larger herds for food and protection.

The BBC also reported that a herd of eight elephants died after falling in the waterfall in 1992.

It’s really tragic incidence but nature has both the sides ,beautiful as well as tragic .


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