Battle Against Time: Rescuing Injured Elephant Struggling in Water

An elephant faced a dire situation after being struck by a train, capturing the attention of onlookers. A dedicated rescue team worked tirelessly amid a relentless downpour, using umbrellas to shield themselves.

Watch the video at the end.

The massive pachyderm stuck in a sizable water pond, hesitant to emerge. Urgency loomed as the team raced against time to extract the injured elephant for prompt medical care.

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Despite the use of large ropes, the resilient animal resisted extraction efforts. Although alive, the elephant’s reluctance to leave the water was evident, occasionally splashing with its trunk. Even the temptation of food failed to persuade the reluctant creature.

Over twenty individuals united, pulling with all their might on sturdy ropes, but the stubborn elephant posed a formidable challenge.

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Despite persistent efforts, attempts to remove the elephant remained unsuccessful. Additional workforce and a tractor were called in as the elephant’s condition deteriorated.


Medical officers administered saline, securing the weakened elephant with ropes for essential treatment.

Thick mud in the area added complexity, but the determined team waded into the water, maximizing the chances of a successful rescue.

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Administering vaccines to alleviate suffering, veterinarians injected the elephant with hope. Its condition stabilized, yet moving the considerable weight proved arduous.


Undeterred by persistent rain, the men refused to give up, pulling the elephant as onlookers observed. Sticks were affixed to the ropes for added leverage.

Using food as an incentive and splashing water, the team attempted to coax the elephant out, but it remained immersed.

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Approximately ten determined individuals joined forces, tugging on the rope attached to the elephant’s leg.


Wildlife personnel and local villagers persisted in collectively bringing the elephant to the ground safely.

The rescue mission faced challenges, but hope remained as the team battled against time to save the injured elephant.

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