Giant Elephant Lays Down to Let Human Friend Treat His Injured Eye

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In the heart of Botswana, at an elephant sanctuary, lives a huge, full-grown elephant named Jabu. Lately, Jabu has been having a bit of trouble with one of his eyes, which has become watery and sore. But thanks to the caring staff at the Botswana elephant rescue, Jabu is on his way to feeling better.

Every day, three times a day, the dedicated team treats Jabu’s eye with a special antibiotic ointment. This ointment helps fight off the infection and brings relief to his sore eye. But what makes this story even more heartwarming is the bond between Jabu and his human friends at the sanctuary.

A touching video captured a truly special moment between Jabu and one of the staff members. In the video, we see something that reminds us just how trusting and majestic elephants can be. Jabu, the gentle giant, lays down on his side, showing that he trusts his human friend to help him. As the staff member carefully applies the ointment to Jabu’s eye, it’s clear that this is more than just a treatment; it’s a moment of understanding and friendship between two very different beings.

This scene is a beautiful example of the trust and bond that can form between humans and animals, especially when they are treated with kindness and care. Elephants, known for their intelligence and social nature, often form close relationships with not only their elephant family members but sometimes, as Jabu shows us, with people too.

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