Video Baby Elephant Rescued from 30-Foot Well in Touching Display of Human Kindness Then Chasing Back Villagers

In a heartwarming incident, residents of Ramakuppan village in the Chittoor district of Andhra Pradesh, India, came together to rescue a baby elephant that had fallen into a 30-foot-deep well.

The one-year-old calf, part of a 25-member herd, accidentally fell into the dry well during a nighttime stroll through the village.

Watch the video at the end.

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The distressed calf’s cries alerted the locals, who immediately informed the Forest Department.

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The baby elephant fell down the dry well in the dark while walking through the village at night time alongside its herd of 25.

Before the rescue operation commenced, officials first had to divert the elephant herd to ensure a safe rescue. Video footage captures the frightened calf circling the well’s bottom and attempting to climb the walls.

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Local villagers gathered around to support the Forest Department officials and an excavator was used to dig a slope for the calf.
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The baby elephant climbed up the makeshift path and reached the top of the well safely.

With the combined efforts of villagers and Forest Department officials, an excavator was brought in to create a sloped path for the baby elephant to climb. Upon reaching the top, the calf was greeted with cheers and whistles from the overjoyed villagers.

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The villagers backed away from the approaching calf so as to give it some room when it reached the top of the well.
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The frightened elephant chased some of the local residents and created momentary panic in the village.

The frightened baby elephant, now free, momentarily caused a stir as it chased the locals, but no harm came to either party. Fortunately, the young elephant suffered no injuries and was soon reunited with its herd, marking a successful end to the rescue operation.

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