Wild elephant rescued from well in Kerala

The local people demanded that the elephant be tranquilised and shifted to another part of the forest rather than letting it loose in the same region.

BySouth First Desk

Published Apr 13, 2024 | 5:00 PMUpdatedApr 13, 2024 | 5:00 PM

Elephant rescued from well

After several hours of effort on Friday, 12 April, the forest department and police jointly rescued a wild elephant that had fallen into a well inside a private rubber plantation near the forested areas of Kothamangalam in Ernakulam district. The officials dug a path out of the well, which had no walls, using an excavator and rescued the wild tusker.

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