Man and beast have bonded throughout history. We aren’t sure why, but these stories always tug at our heartstrings Perhaps, it is the sheer miracle of how humans and animals can almost communicate at times. This 2019 video from an Indian Forest Service Officer named Parveen Kaswan is an excellent example of just that.
In it, a baby elephant is trapped in a ditch. This ditch may have been made by the men who ultimately end up rescuing her, but we can’t be certain. What we do know is the sheer intensity of the moment as these men try their best to help the baby from the ditch.