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Forest guard bids tearful goodbye to dead elephant, Watch the viral video

In an emotional video that is storming social media, a forest guard from Tamil Nadu can be seen holding an elephant's trunk and weeping before bidding the final goodbye.

Jan 22, 2021, 2:36 PM IST

The incident is from Tamil Nadu Sadivayal Elephant Camp in Mudumalai Tiger Reserve two days ago. It was shared by IFS officer Ramesh Pandey who also wrote a heartfelt note. Ever since the video surfaced on Twitter, it is going viral. The injured elephant was brought to Sadivayal Elephant Camp in Mudumalai after it was injured. Despite efforts, the animal could not be saved. As the forest officials loaded the dead elephant into the truck to dispose of it, the forest guard held its trunk and was weeping and gently stroking it.