In Ma On Shan, Hong Kong, a herd of cattle was passing through the streets when one of the cows was struck and fatally injured by a passing car. The driver got away unscathed, but unfortunately for the cow, there was nothing to be done to save him.
Though passersby knew they couldn’t do anything, the other cows came together to do something unbelievable. Showing incredible compassion, these animals made sure to stay with their friend until the end. Warning: These images are somewhat disturbing.
Here’s the brutal scene that occurred on the street after the cow was fatally injured by the car.
The cows around the fallen one stayed with him, nuzzling and offering him comfort as he passed away.
In the video, the other cows very clearly are trying to help him. Though their efforts may have been futile, there’s no denying that this moment is incredibly touching.