03/30/2015 03:22 pm ET Updated Mar 30, 2015

Devoted Mother Elephant Spends 11 Hours Digging Her Baby Out Of A Well

A mother elephant will do almost anything to protect her calf, and here's proof.

One Asian elephant struggled to free her young baby from a deep well in India's Chatra district. A group of villagers came across the giant pachyderm frantically trying to reach the calf, but only managing to push more dirt into the hole.

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