Wild Elephants Protect Young from Wild Dogs
Why is nature so beautiful? Why does a short walk amidst nature have such a calming influence on our mind? Why does the sight of flowers, butterflies, rainbows and animals fill our hearts with joy unspeakable? While evolution and science can explain many facts of our daily existence, the answer to this profound puzzle lies a little beyond the reaches of present day science, and in the realms of the super-conscious. Nature is beautiful because it is a manifestation of everything that is fervently pulsating with life on this planet. In the midst of nature, our minds become calm because we feel the pull of this joyful cosmic consciousness.
Although many people have been advocating an approach to nature based on its intelligibility, we are far from tying down the giant that is nature with our minds. Emerson writes that the perception of the inexhaustibly of nature
is an immortal youth. Although we shall continue to try to uncover nature’s secrets, let us also continue to take pleasure in our immediate encounter with it. Let us continue to be awe-struck, like the child on the seashore, or clambering up a tree. Let us hold onto that experience, and fight for the environment that makes it possible, both for the child in each of us, and for those that come after us.
Many people don’t realize the struggle of being an elephant in this day and age. Human population outnumbers elephant population and it’s getting harder and harder each day to keep elephants safe from the grabby hands of poachers. If their numbers aren’t dwindling down by the hunters, the cruel treatment in zoos and tourist areas will definitely nail the coffin.
Here we have quite an interesting video on our hands. We are guessing that these are a couple of tourist driving through the wilderness and they seem to be at the right place at the right spot. They capture an amazing moment of a group of elephants being hunted by wolves. Now taking into consideration that the wolf's are much smaller in size they come in packs. However, that's now gonna fly in this group of elephants. They create a tight circle around its youngsters and make a living wall of destruction. No one dares to even make a step toward them. How this video develops is up to you to see. Enjoy!
Occurred on February 11, 2019 / Sabi Sands Game Reserve, South Africa
Info from Licensor: "Safari Guide Brent Leo-Smith came around the corner in Djuma Private Game Reserve in the Sabi Sands, South Africa and found a herd of elephants confronting a pack of wild dogs. Elephants notoriously hate predators and were really not happy about these wild dogs being in their space."