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An Animal Saved My Life

S1-E4 The Elephant That Rescued the Girl

S1-E4 The Elephant That Rescued the Girl

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Documentary revisiting the scene of the 2004 Boxing Day tsunami in Phuket, Thailand, where eight-year-old Amber Owen was remarkably saved by a baby elephant named Ning Nong. As the wave headed toward the beach where Amber was playing, Ning Nong raced away, carrying the girl to safety.

Cast & Crew

Director Ruth Harries
Executive Producer Sarah Cunliffe


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