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Orphaned baby elephant rescued by plane in Africa

5 September 2014 Last updated at 08:00 BST

A orphaned baby elephant took an unusual trip when it was rescued in central Africa.

Its family had been killed by poachers and it had been left all alone, tied to a tree.

The lonely animal was rescued by and American nurse Gary Roberts in March 2013.

It was loaded into a small aeroplane to take it to safety.

Hear the pilot talk about the unusual flight.