Attempting to assist an infant to get to its feet, up a bank, out of a well, or similar predicament; or to assist a helpless, injured, dying elephant by using the trunk and/or feet to pull towards it; using the trunk to pull an object toward it. Pulling a dead elephant or its bones is referred to Pull-Carcass.
References: Poole 1996; Bates et al 2008. (Full reference list)
This behavior occurs in the following context(s): Birth, Calf Reassurance & Protection