Lewa Wildlife Conservancy in Kenya, Africa, is home to almost 6,500 animals who rely on their protection from awful poachers and other predators after their lives.
When rangers came across this little guy, it was clear the baby elephant had accidentally gotten himself lost from his mom and the rest of his herd.
By the time help arrived, the pack of pachyderms had moved over a mile away from the adorable calf.
They also noticed a group of over 10 lions had been keeping a close eye on the cutie, probably waiting for the right moment to strike.
Luckily, the big cats didn”t get a chance with this little guy, as the rangers carefully steered him in the direction of his herd.
As soon as they were close enough for the mom to see her calf, she trotted over to guide him the rest of the way.
(sources Facebook, The Dodo)
Thank goodness these rangers were so quick to come to his aid. Hopefully his mom will scold the youngster about paying closer attention next time. You can help contribute to Lewa”s conservation efforts by learning more and donating over on their website.
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