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Video of mother elephant carrying her dead baby goes viral

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NEW DELHI: A female elephant carries a baby elephant in her trunk, dangling lifelessly. She comes out of the forest to cross a road and at the edge of the road, drops her baby. Other elephants come out behind her. Another female elephant consoles the mother. Then the mother elephant carries the baby again and they pass into the other side of the forest.

This is not a scene in a movie. The video captured by an Indian forest officer, Parveen Kaswan, has gone viral around the world. The elephants, with the body of the calf, went into the woods.