A family is the pinnacle of mutual trust, love, respect and the epitome of 'safe space.'
And sometimes, the animals- with all their primal instincts, understand and respect their families well enough to be the watchful protectors of their loved ones in ways many humans fail to do.
In this video, as soon as a baby elephant is in danger, his family reacts to it.
And in ways that are going to make you tear up QUICK!
Grab a tissue. This might get emotional.