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A Mother's Grief: A Heartbreaking Tale of an Elephant's Loss

Speed News Desk | Updated on: 6 February 2024, 13:47 IST
A Heartbreaking Tale of an Elephant's Loss

In a heart-wrenching tweet, Susanta Nanda (@susantananda3) shared a deeply emotional moment from the wild that has left many with a heavy heart.

The tweet captures the profound emotions of a mother elephant who tragically lost her calf just hours after its birth.

"I had tears… The calf of this female elephant died within hours of being born. After post-mortem, it was buried. Mother came looking for it. She will grieve for days before moving on in life," tweeted Susanta Nanda.

The post emphasizes the profound bond between a mother and her offspring, a sentiment that transcends species boundaries. The grief and mourning exhibited by the elephant mother mirror the depth of emotions felt by any mother who has experienced the loss of a child.

The accompanying comment by Susanta Nanda to zoom in and witness the tears in the eyes of the grieving mother adds an extra layer of empathy to the heartbreaking scene. The shared experience of grief between humans and animals serves as a powerful catalyst for fostering a deeper connection with the natural world.


First published: 6 February 2024, 12:56 IST