Two wild elephants were captured in a defunct pond in Tʜᴀɪʟᴀɴᴅ’s Rayong Province. They were discovered in an abandoned garden by Tanat Pitiporntapin, a passerby, who had video of them rising from a ditch. They couldn’t figure out how to get away. They worked together to find the quickest solution as a result.
The male elephant slid his front legs into the ɢʀᴀss above and over the edge of the smooth slope before being lifted out by his female companion, who gently pushed him in the back to aid him out. However, the enormous elephant retreated to his starting location, making their efforts useless.
The larger male elephant worked hard to devise the best course of action to rescue both himself and his friend. He moved and rearranged his huge frame, making another attempt to ascend the perilous slope before tumbling back down.
The male elephant initially stepped down, crossing the ditch’s ridge and lifted his front legs over the solid land above. The female elephant beneath him stepped in ᴄʟᴏsᴇ and took a firm position beneath him, allowing the male elephant to shakily cross the ditch and proceed.
For more than an hour, the two looked for an answer. The female elephant beneath her offered him a boost in the back as her mate battled to emerge from the slippery ditch and fully rise up on his hind legs.
The small female elephant mimicked his motion and climbed across the path of her wobbly friend. They both managed to climb out and return to safety with the aid of some deft trunk work from the male elephant on top, who was balanced on the ditch’s edge.
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Source: Fun With Animals