Coimbatore: A heart-wrenching video of a baby elephant trying to wake up its dead mother will certainly bring tears in your eyes.
The video, which has now become viral on social media, shows a distraught baby male elephant trying to wake up its mother after she fell down and died near Kavadiammal temple in Pallam.
Sensing no activity, the baby elephant becomes restless and starts prodding its mother with its trunk and chases whosoever tries to come near them.
Despite the forest department’s efforts to separate the baby from its mother the baby jumbo stuck close to its mother.
Speaking about this emotional scene the Divisional Forest Officer (DFO) said that this was quite common and they were finally successful in separating the baby from its mother.
The veterinary doctor said that the cause of death of 25-year old female elephant was due to internal bleeding.
Watch the heart-wrenching video here.