Elephants are exceptionally smart creatures. They have abilities that go way beyond those of a regular animal. There are able to use tools, identify languages, but maybe the most fascinating of them all is their ability to feel and connect in a way humans usually do. They are not only capable of feeling emotions but also expressing them. Nowhere is this more obvious than in the video below. In it, an elephant shows his love for its master in the best way possible: by putting itself between an alleged aggressor and its owner. You need to see this!