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100 Captive Thai Elephants Now Free Because of COVID-19, Walk 93 Miles Back Home

Hundreds of tamed elephants in Thailand who lived in captivity and depended on the tourism for food have been moved back to their homes as COVID-19 continues to affect the tourism industry in the country.

About 2,000 elephants are reportedly at risk of starvation as their owners cannot feed them, according to the London-based World Animal Protection, Associated Press reported.

Elephants Squad Up to Rescue Baby From Drowning at South Korean Zoo

An incredible moment passed when two adult elephants came to the rescue of a calf drowning in a swimming pool at the Grand Park Zoo in Seoul, South Korea.

Surveillance footage released by the zoo on June 18 shows the baby elephant playing in the water near the adult elephants when the calf suddenly loses its balance and falls into the enclosure’s pool, according to ABC News.