It is known that elephants are one of closest creatures to humans in feelings, writes thepetneeds
The video below, that took place near the Kalawewa reserve in Sri Lanka, shows a herd of elephants gathering to pay last respect to their dead leader!
You can see in the video below some elephants trying to cuddle their leader, that was murdered by a rival, with their trunks! The witnesses claimed that they saw almost 300 elephants gathering to say goodbye to the dead one!
A study from Oxford University in 2006 found that elephants, unlike humans, mourn over the death of their family or friends! They also try to help the dying and sick ones hoping they can be back healthy! How heartbreaking! Watch the video below.
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Source : thepetneeds.com