Daring Rescue: Army Heroes Save Adorable Baby Elephant Trapped in Reservoir Tank

In a heartwarming incident in West Bengal, India, a playful baby elephant’s attempt to beat the heat took an unexpected turn when it got stuck in an army reservoir tank.

The young elephant, part of a herd crossing the army quarters in West Bengal, decided to cool off in the reservoir tank at the Bengdubi army quarters, located approximately 15 miles from Siliguri city.

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However, the little pachyderm could not climb out of the tank after a joyful splash in the water.


Thankfully, vigilant soldiers from the 16 Field Ammunition Depot noticed the predicament and quickly came to the rescue.

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The elephant squad from Mahananda Wildlife Sanctuary also joined forces to assist in the rescue mission.

Acting promptly, the compassionate soldiers used a digger to open the tank’s wall, creating a safe and more comprehensive exit for the stranded baby elephant.


Soon after, the elephant effortlessly walked out of the reservoir tank, reuniting with its concerned herd in the wilderness.

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This touching rescue operation highlights the dedicated efforts of army personnel and the wildlife sanctuary team to safeguard the region’s precious wildlife.

It is a powerful reminder of the importance of harmonizing with the diverse creatures that share our environment.

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