1:51

Even though the largest elephant can top 13,000 tons and their tusks are worth their weight in gold, elephants are special creatures. This elephant family's close-knit bond with Darrick—our favorite elephant whisperer is a relationship we're used to seeing only in domesticated dogs and cats!

Heartwarming scenes from Elephant News like this caring adult elephant river rescue of a struggling non-relative elephant baby only drive our point home!

You May Also Like

Homesick 'Jungle Man' Returns To The Only Place He Calls Home

Homesick 'Jungle Man' Returns To The Only Place He Calls Home

While most of us might vacation in the Vietnamese jungle and eagerly fly home to the suburbs, jungle survivor Ho Van Lang can't wait to get back to the place in nature he loves—filmmaking team in tow. Ho grew up in the jungle after his father fled society during the end of the Vietnam War. He lived his entire life in the jungle before being discovered three years ago and has been trying to live in regular society since then. Although he absolutely lacks experience with other people, technology or urban living, he's a superhuman wilderness expert who's survived for four decades in a hostile jungle environment. It's this unique and very human story that Alvaro Cerezo and the Docastaway film team want to share in a series of compelling documentary shorts. View Now
Baby Elephant Adopts Darrick The Sanctuary Volunteer

Baby Elephant Adopts Darrick The Sanctuary Volunteer

Where Darrick Thomson is, KhamLha his elephant big sister can't be far behind! This odd but heartwarming friendship, first shared by ElephantNews, started when Darrick began volunteering at the Elephant Nature Park in Thailand and met the infant elephant. From that time forward, the two were INSEPARABLE! KhamLha's now a teenager (in elephant years), but she still coddles and leads Darrick around like momma elephants usually parent their youngsters. Where do we sign up? View Now
Leashed Tiger Pins Little Girl & Annoyed Emu Terrorizes Cyclists

Leashed Tiger Pins Little Girl & Annoyed Emu Terrorizes Cyclists

Nobody can believe their eyes when a tiger pins a small girl to the ground at a Saudi festival. Although the poor girl escapes without serious injury, the horrifying attack confirms for many outraged Saudis and social media critics the dangers of keeping exotic animals. On a thankfully lighter note, these Aussie cyclists' run-in with a territorial emu is more humorous than scary. via Jukin View Now

Love is in the Air

Henry Golding Tries Cheesy Pickup Lines

Henry Golding Tries Cheesy Pickup Lines

Can Henry Golding get any dreamier? The answer is yes. We dare you not to melt while Henry tries out some adorable (but mostly cheesy) pickup lines with Tinder. You can check out the trailer for "Last Christmas" featuring Henry Golding here. View Now

Animals

Fun Party Game To Play With A Dog

Fun Party Game To Play With A Dog

These fun-loving people had a great idea for a party game that included the dog. Each person tied a balloon to their ankle, then the dog chased them around and tried to pop the balloons. Whoever was the last one with a balloon was the winner! Really though, who isn't a winner when you're partying with a dog? View Now
Getting Past These Feisty Birds Isn't Easy

Getting Past These Feisty Birds Isn't Easy

When a mail courier attempts to make a routine delivery to a home, the rooster that's out front isn't having any of it. We're giving this guy props for getting past the feisty bird and getting that package to the doorstep. All in a day's work, apparently.  Speaking of aggressive birds, this one in Argentina is coming for every and anyone that comes near its nest. The thing is, its nest is right next to a walkway with heavy foot traffic from a nearby university. It looks like this bird will be pecking heads all day long.  View Now
WHAT Was Stuck Inside This Kid's Nose?!

WHAT Was Stuck Inside This Kid's Nose?!

A boy in India was in a lot of pain, so he went to the doctor and discovered some shocking news. It turns out, a fish had gone up his nose when he went swimming in a well. Thankfully, the doctor was able to successfully remove the live fish from his nostril. View Now

Celebrity

Henry Golding Tries Cheesy Pickup Lines

Henry Golding Tries Cheesy Pickup Lines

Can Henry Golding get any dreamier? The answer is yes. We dare you not to melt while Henry tries out some adorable (but mostly cheesy) pickup lines with Tinder. You can check out the trailer for "Last Christmas" featuring Henry Golding here. View Now
Lucky Guy Wins McLaren By Making $25 Donation

Lucky Guy Wins McLaren By Making $25 Donation

Have you ever heard of an amazing giveaway and wondered who ended up winning it? Well, earlier this year we featured one of Omaze's giveaways on the show and a man named Philip was the lucky winner. Believe it or not, Philip donated only $25 to enter for a chance to win Omaze's giveaway. Philip got to attend a movie premiere, meet Idris Elba, and he got a McLaren 720S! View Now

Take the Challenge

'Yes Theory' Spends 24 Hours Stranded At Sea

'Yes Theory' Spends 24 Hours Stranded At Sea

The guys at Yes Theory like to live by the motto "seek discomfort," and they're definitely doing that in this video. This time, the courageous group is challenging themselves to survive out on the open waters for 24 hours in a life raft. Things are getting pretty crowded, cold, and interesting — but like always, the Yes Theory crew perseveres.  View Now
Taking On The Disneyland Scavenger Hunt Challenge

Taking On The Disneyland Scavenger Hunt Challenge

In this video, the guys from Team Edge are attempting the Disneyland scavenger hunt challenge. They have three hours to complete a list of tasks around the park, and whoever has the most challenges checked off at the end wins. Between Joey, Bryan, and Bobby, the competition is fierce — so, who will leave the park victorious? View Now

RTM Hall of Fame

Botfly Larva Growing Inside Man's Back

Botfly Larva Growing Inside Man's Back

This one is not for the faint-hearted! For most people, the idea of having a botfly, or any critter for that matter, growing inside their back is a nightmare. However, entomologist (a scientist who studies insects) Phil Torres wears his larva as a sort of badge of honor, representing the years of work he has done in the Amazon. If you dare, click here for the full uncensored video!  View Now
Miranda Becomes 'Mi-ranch-a' — Joins RTM

Miranda Becomes 'Mi-ranch-a' — Joins RTM

Being clumsy isn't so bad...as long as there's no one around to see your clumsiness. Unfortunately for Miranda, all her coworkers were there to see (and film) her drop a 22-quart bucket of ranch dressing, drenching her from head to toe. Hey, at least it was just her coworkers who saw it happen, right? Right?? ...Nah, the video was posted to Twitter and has since racked up millions of views. View Now
Tidy Mouse Cleans Up Tool Shed Every Night

Tidy Mouse Cleans Up Tool Shed Every Night

A retired electrician named Stephen Mckears could not figure out how objects scattered on his tool shed's work table ended up in an old ice cream tub each night. He noticed that plastic clips, nuts, bolts, screws and other objects would be neatly stacked away each night. After a month of the strange activity, Mckears and his neighbor Rodney Holbrook set up a camera to get to the bottom of the crazy mystery. Word on the street is that the mouse has updated his resume and his looking for a full-time job on a cleaning crew.  View Now