Sheep Who Previously Adopted A Baby Rhino Is Now Looking After A Baby Elephant

March 3, 2016

A baby elephant who was rescued from a drainage well last month has someone very special looking after her.

sheep looking after baby elephant

That someone is Lammie, a sheep at Hoedspruit Endangered Species Center in South Africa. Lammie has been taking care of Amanzi since the day he arrived.

Lammie received internet fame last year when this video surfaced of her playing with Gertjie, an orphaned baby rhino:

The video below, posted on Facebook by the center, shows Lammie sheltering Amanzi from humans in their enclosure.

Amanzi the orphaned baby elephant bonds with his surrogate mot...

We have a little something special for you today. Young Amanzi is doing well, and has spent some QT with none other than our Mother-sheep, Lammie. Enjoy!

Posted by Hoedspruit Endangered Species Centre on Saturday, February 27, 2016

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