This incredible video shows the moment an Elephant rushed to save her keeper who she thought was drowning.
Trainer Darrick Thomson said he and Kham Lha have forged an “inseparable bond” since her arrival at the Elephant Nature Park in Chiang Mai , in Thailand a year ago.
The video shows him swimming, and splashing about in the water.
Faithful Kham Lha seems to think he might be in trouble and races into the water to rescue him.
As soon as Kham Lha thinks her trainer is in peril she dashes into the water
The 42-year-old said: “Kham Lha was in a really bad way when she came to us.
The beautiful moment Kham Lha reaches Darrick to check he is OK
“She had been tied up and forced to undergo cruel training known as crushing to prepare her to work in the tourist industry.
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