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Watch forest officials rescue elephants stuck in a muddy ditch in Coorg

Forest officials rescued an elephant falling into a muddy ditch in Siddapura village, Coorg district earlier this week, and the video of the rescue is now going viral. In the video, the elephant can be seen struggling to get out on its own before forest officials intervened with a JCB excavator.

Using an excavator, the elephant was gently pushed up and then it climbed out of the ditch safely.


Many viewers of the video thanked the officials for their timely intervention. Take a look at some of the reactions here:

Such a delight to watch.@dharmachandru

😍The show of gratitude…..Amazing.@Veenabhakta

The thankful gesture the baby elephant gave back to JCB is ❤️❤️❤️.@Sonal19729163

That ‘head bump’ was the equivalent of a fist pump symbolising gratitude – some sentiments like a thread weave through all sentient beings ❤🐘.@_Priyansha__

I love the “thank you head butt” at the end.@tomfence

Baby was so patient and trying his Best to stay there and not fall😭😭❤❤❤❤.@DammnGirll

The gratitude was very special.Coalition Tea Lady.@ItsBouquet

How wonderful.@SunandaJain2

Awww so sweet…seemed like these elephant actually turned back to thank the crane.Renuka ❤ #SidHeart for life

Made my day. Wow. Really god bless them. Archana P. Tandewala 😊🙏🙏🙏

Watch the rescue here:

Wild Elephants with relaxing music

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