According to the Daily Mail, the dramatic rescue took place after forest officials heard the elephant crying in the dry well. Even though the operation began on Wednesday itself, it could not be completed until Thursday due to the aggressive nature of the baby elephant and the depth of the well. In the one minute video, people gathered around the well can be heard cheering and clapping as the baby elephant is finally pulled up. It can then be seen running back into the jungle as soon as it is free.
One version of the heartwarming rescue has been viewed over 4,000 times since it was uploaded on YouTube yesterday. You can watch the video below:
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