The young elephant was helped by Forest Department officials and villagers to get out of the deep well
The Forest Department officials working in tandem with villagers of Gundla Palle in Andhra Pradesh’s Chittor district, rescued a young elephant which fell in a well full of water. The video of this rescue operation shows the officials using a JCB excavator to get the animal out.
A tusker trapped in a small well in the Gundla Palle village of Chittoor, Andhra Pradesh was rescued by the forest officials and fire brigade#elephantrescue #elephantcorridor pic.twitter.com/zA3ddgQUHb
— Dr Durgaprasad Hegde (@DpHegde) November 16, 2022
The animal fell in the well on Monday night in search of water. On seeing its plight, the villagers turned to the Forest Department for help. After the wall of the well was broken on one side using the excavator, the creature managed to scramble out and run towards the forest.