Elephants rescue leaning lorry in Louisiana

A pair of elephants helped prevent a lorry from overturning in the US state of Louisiana on Tuesday.

Louisiana authorities were responding to an emergency call about a leaning truck stuck in a muddy lay-by, when they found the owner using two elephants to prop it up.

Officials from the Natchitoches Parish Sheriff's Office said the truck was hauling a total of three elephants from New Orleans to the Dallas, Texas area.

It is not clear who owns the elephants or the truck. The driver was not fined.

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