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When a Picture is Worth a Million Words

India's Tamil Nadu Forest Department has orchestrated a wonderful reunion between a lost baby elephant and its mother.

Baby elephant reunited with its mother
Credit: @supriyasahuias

The heartwarming saga unfolded when a baby elephant was found wandering alone in the vast wilderness of the Anamalai Tiger Reserve in south west India. The distressing situation caught the attention of Supriya Sahu, who shared the uplifting story on Twitter along with a touching photo capturing the emotional reunion.

"The year ends on a heartwarming note for us at TN Forest Department," Supriya Sahu expressed on Twitter. "Our Foresters united a lost baby elephant with her mother and the herd after rescue in the Anamalai Tiger Reserve at Pollachi."

"The little calf was found searching for the mother when field teams spotted her. With the help of drones and experienced forest watchers, the herd was located, and the tiny calf was safely reunited," Supriya Sahu elaborated in her tweet, acknowledging the exceptional efforts of the forest department's personnel. The entire team, were lauded for their dedication and commitment to wildlife conservation.

"When a picture is worth a million words," Supriya Sahu captioned the photo of the reunion.


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