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Watch An Elephant Family Save Baby Calf From Drowning [VIDEO]

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Grace Carr Reporter

A pair of adult elephants saved a calf from drowning at Grand Park Zoo in Seoul, South Korea, the Daily Mail reported Monday.

The elephant family worked together to help the baby elephant after is slipped and fell into their drinking and play pool earlier in June. The stunned adults quickly sprung into action when they saw the calf struggling to keep its mouth and trunk above the surface.

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The pair of adults seemed to communicate and decided they were able to help the calf if they entered the shallow end. A third adult elephant, separated from the enclosure by a fence, was clearly distressed at not being able to provide help, according to the Daily Mail.

The two adults managed to save the calf by sandwiching the baby elephant and lifting it up so that its head was above the surface, before guiding the baby elephant towards shallow water.

The incredible footage has gotten more than 459,000 views since it was posted online on Friday.

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