Meet Echo, an Elephant to Remember on DVD - Page 2
Footage of newborn calves and young elephants entertain, as does the surprising details of a calfnapping by another family of elephants and the rescue Echo orchestrated. Much of Echo, an Elephant to Remember follows Echo’s family’s progress after her death, during the time of a terrible drought. Throughout the documentary different members of Echo’s group are the subject of warm, loving recollections. Perhaps, the loyalty and caring the elephants exhibit inspires the affection and connection the researchers, scientists, and crew feel.
Echo, an Elephant to Remember captures the joy and sadness in the lives of elephants, and examines their amazingly strong, close familial ties. It is a remarkable chronicle of the leadership Echo provided her family, and the skills she helped them develop—the keys to their survival.
Bottom Line: Would I buy/rent/stream Echo, an Elephant to Remember? Yes, it is a touching story that proves animal emotions. I defy you to watch without tearing up.