news Wednesday, April 22, 2015 - 05:30

There has been scientific studies that prove that hugs are good for your health and well being, but these elephants take it to a whole new level!

Tourists visiting the Maesa Elephant Camp near Chang Mai, Thailand got the chance to hug it out with a three-tonne elephant.

The giant Asian elephant showed the tourists some love by wrapping its trunk around their shoulders, reports The Hindustan Times. This camp set on a river bank in the tropical valleys inland from Chiang Mai, is different from any normal tourist spot- the camp claims to rescue elephants from across Thailand.

You can watch the cuteness overload in this video here:

 

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