Rescuers CARRIED a starving baby elephant on their shoulders to reunite it with its worried mum

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This is the heartwarming moment rescuers CARRIED a starving baby elephant on their shoulders to reunite it with its worried mum.

The baby elephant had fallen into a canal and was separated from its mother, leaving it disorientated and hungry.

Rangers pulled it out and tried to push it towards the area of the forest where its mother was waiting - but it kept returning to the rescue party.