Footage showed the elephant prodding and trying to drag its newborn in Ajnashuli, India when it fell ill and was unable to get up. According to reports, locals flocked to the scene and chucked stones at the animal, causing the mother to fly into a rage and charge. It’s understood Shailen Mahato, 27, was killed, when the crowd were chased.
In footage, the elephant was seen guarding the calf, while people tried to get near it.
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