Tue, Oct 25, 2016 | updated 02:05 PM IST

Mother elephant protects body of baby elephant

Updated: Oct 17, 2016 08:26 IST

Mayurbhanj (Odisha) [India], Oct. 17 (ANI): A bond between a mother and her child is the most precious relation of all. The love a mother has for her child is unconditional and it's the same for both human beings and animals.

A similar incident was witnessed in Sunsal village of Odisha where a mother elephant was seen protecting the body of her dead son.

A herd of elephant from Similipal Tiger Reserve also came and gathered around the dead body of the jumbo elephant lying in Sunsal village under dukura range.

After seeing this unusual scenario, the villagers were surprised and called the rescue team of forest department.

But the parade of elephant didn't let them come near the lying body.

All elephants left the place after staying there for a night, but the mother was still there with his son.

Doctors have collected the blood samples of the jumbo elephant to for probe the reason behind the death of the baby elephant was about 4 to 5 years old. (ANI)