Orphaned pygmy elephant on the road to recovery after mother's tragic death
An orphaned pygmy elephant called Joe is on the mend after keepers feared the trauma stemming from the death of his mother would kill him. The young calf was rescued by wildlife officials after he was found trying to wake his lifeless mother, who had been mysteriously poisoned. The only survivor of his herd, the elephant had not been drinking enough milk and was dramatically losing weight. But Joe has gained an appetite for milk formula and has bonded with a keeper at the Lok Kawi wildlife park, Malaysia.
News For You
- Amazing video captures hippo saving a gnu from a crocodile
- Malaysian military: Missing jet changed course
- Vietnam says it may have found missing jet's door
- A room with NO view: Homeowner's fury as neighbour's extension 'built without …
- ‘I was just 27 and I was butchered’: Symphysiotomy survivors in their own …