Maybe our focus on "hero dog" stories is too narrow. It would appear we need to expand our focus to include "hero elephants," especially after seeing the video below.

To set the scene, at Kruger National Park in South Africa, a baby elephant, walking down a road, appears to become weakened and disoriented. Unable to continue walking, the little elephant collapses onto the road, lying nearly motionless.

Don't worry, there is a happy ending to this story. The herd goes into rescue mode:

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