Heartbreaking! This video of a baby elephant trying to revive dead mother would make you cry!

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An ailing elephant passes away in the Narasipuram forest area in Tamil Nadu and her baby calf tries to revive her in the vain hope of seeing his mother alive again

Animals are also like us. While they surely can't express their feelings, but they also get emotional like humans and express their emotions, especially in times of extreme joy and happiness.

This upsetting video that has been breaking the internet for the last couple of days holds proof to the fact that animals have feelings too. An ailing elephant passes away in the Narasipuram forest area in Tamil Nadu and her baby calf tries to revive her in the vain hope of seeing his mother alive again.

“We decided not to engage the Kumki, Paari, to drive away the calf. It is expected to move away by night, when it starts feeling the smell of decay from the carcass,” said Coimbatore DFO (in charge) A Periyasamy.

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News reports say that the calf was near the carcass for over seven hours, crying and touching his mother's foot with his trunk hoping she would wake up.

“The mother and calf were seen roaming around near a sugarcane field at Thondamuthur on Friday morning. We stayed at the Narasipuram quarters to drive them away. But they did not create any damage in the area. On Tuesday morning, we were informed by a farmer the that they were roaming through farm fields in Narasipuram. We drove them away around 6.30 am. However, the elephant was found dead within four hours. On observing the elephant's weak state while walking, we asked Animal Husbandry officials to treat it. Unfortunately, it died around 10.30 am,” said a Forest Department employee.

The video has also sparked a debate over the condition of wild animals in the Narasipuram forest area as this is the fifth elephant dying in that area within a span of 15 days. Here's the video of the poor baby calf and how he tries to wake up his dead mother when she finds her lifeless.

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