Orphaned Baby Elephants Don’t Have Moms To Keep Them Safe, So Caretakers Sleep With Them To Comfort Them

Humans have done more harm to elephant population than any other predator or natural disaster, we can’t escape that, but it warms my heart to learn that there’s still some kindness left in the world.

These amazing people started caring for orphaned animals back in 1977 and their approach to that vital task is unique and so heartwarming. They become their surrogate mothers. They provide protection just like their mom would and they’re never more than a few feet away from their elephant babies until they’re old enough to return to the wild. So far they rescued thousands of animals and their efforts need to be shared with the world.

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