WATCH: Baby Elephant Refuses to Leave Dead Mother

Be prepared to shed tears when you see this video. The David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust captured the moment after they discovered the mother elephant was ill. The baby elephant is shattered when his mother finally dies, revealing the depth of feeling the species feels for their own.

This video provides more proof that life is so very fragile, and we must not marginalize the amazing creatures that inhabit the earth. Please pass this video on to send a message to those who want to harm them.

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