Many animals rely on their respective herds to keep them alive when it comes to surviving in the wild. This is especially true for elephants; whole thrive on love and compassion from their peers.
For one baby elephant, his multiple sicknesses and milk intolerance meant that her herd had to leave her behind so they could carry on. Stranded without help, her life looked bleak.
For the baby elephant named Ellie, his luck was about to change. When rescuers to her into a refuge, they introduced her to an unusual friendship that would change her life.
Duma, former service and sniffer german shepherd, turned out to be Ellie’s most significant resource in life. They quickly formed an unlikely bond that’s destined to last a lifetime.
Despite having dramatically different behaviors and mannerisms, Duma and Ellie can build a common bond through playing and running around in the field together.
With this friendship, they’ve become virtually inseparable. Ellie’s behavior has changed dramatically, and he’s now able to enjoy life, knowing that he has a friend by his side.
It’s truly amazing to see two unlikely creatures come together in a bond that uplifts each other. Nature knows no boundaries, and this friendship is truly a testament to that.