Baby Elephant Rescued from 30ft Deep Well in India – Celebrates with a Trumpeting Triumph!

In an extraordinary display of teamwork, a baby elephant was saved from a 30-foot-deep well in Jharkhand, eastern India.

The calf had fallen into the well on Sunday night and was later rescued by locals who used excavators to create a makeshift corridor to enable its escape.

The footage reveals the young elephant, nearly fully submerged in the murky water, waiting patiently for help.

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Watch the video at the end.

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This is a staggering moment when a baby elephant falls into a 30-foot well in Jharkhand, eastern India, on Sunday night, trying to climb out after rescuers dug a corridor for it. Source: Daily Mail

The rescue team used excavators to break the well’s wall and reach the waterline where the frightened calf was trapped.

As the last digger moved away, the calf could be seen climbing out of the water onto the hastily constructed muddy path.

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The baby elephant then pauses to toss some soil with its trunk, seemingly celebrating its newfound freedom.

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Once he reaches the top of the man-made path, the baby takes off and runs away from his rescuers. Source: Daily Mail
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The video shows a confused elephant nearly fully submerged in the brown murky water waiting patiently to be rescued. Source: Daily Mail

The determined calf climbs to the top despite its weak legs and slippery pathway. Once there, it runs away from its rescuers, filled with newfound energy.

The baby elephant is a member of a 22-elephant herd residing in the Sariya area of the Giridih district. Forest Department officials are now working to reunite the calf with its family.

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Rescuers used the excavator to dig a corridor to help the scared calf escape after it fell into a well on Sunday night. Source: Daily Mail
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The excavator tried to break the wall of the well, where the baby elephant was patiently rescued. Source: Daily Mail
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The calf’s legs appear weak in the video, and struggle to pull itself up on the slippery road. Source: Daily Mail
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The elephant fell into a 30-foot well on Sunday night and was finally rescued yesterday. Source: Daily Mail

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