Elderly Male Bull elephants “don’t bred, they just fight”killing each other. During
“ Musth “ the bull elephants are aggressive. Fights take place when the challenger challenges the male guarding he female, resulting in killing each other.Is this an example of this behaviour?
Amazing gratitude shown by the herd to the dead leader
This is the heartbreaking moment a herd of elephants gathered to pay their last respects to their dead leader.
Footage shows the animals surrounding the carcass on the banks of a lake near Anuradhapura, close to the Kalawewa reserve in Sri Lanka.
Some of the elephants use their trunks to caress the fallen giant, which had been killed by a rival.
According to the villagers interpretation t he female elephant caressing the carcass in the clip is the female culprit of the dilemma…
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