Thongsri the elephant saves her caretaker from bullying

Saying goes that dogs are a man’s best friend, but an elephant in Thailand may be giving the canine world a run for its money.

Thongsri the 17 year-old elephant who saved her caretaker from bullying

Thongsri the 17 year-old elephant who saved her caretaker from bullying Image by Youtube

A video has emerged of Thongsri, a 17 year-old elephant from Chiang Mai, saving her caretaker from bullying.

As the elephant sees one of the other elephant guides push her caretaker over, Thongsri charges him off and then circles her caretaker to protect him.

The act of loyalty proves the well-documented fact that elephants build tight bonds with their caretakers, and are even known to mourn them after their death.

Thongsri circles her caretaker to protect him

Thongsri circles her caretaker to protect him Image by Youtube

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