(LONDON GUARDIAN) Six wild elephants have died while trying to save each other after falling into a waterfall at the Khao Yai National Park in Thailand.
Two others were saved during the incident on Saturday at the Haew Narok waterfall in the north-eastern province of Nakhon Ratchasima, officials said.
The BBC reported officials as saying the incident occurred after a baby elephant slipped over the waterfall. The dead elephants included a three-year old-calf, the park chief, Kanchit Srinoppawan, said.
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