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Poor and kind farmers saving a tusker elephant from a mud pit


A group of farmers heard some loud cries from a direction towards the jungles, and they were able to find this stuck in a muddy pit crying for help. It has been trapped for at least a day. Villagers altogether contacted the wildlife department to save this elephant with the help of expertise from wildlife officials.

The only way to get this elephant out is by helping it to climb out of this pit. Officers requested help from a local caterpillar owner to help them dig a path, a path that is navigable by this elephant to be free. They made their logical calculations and started digging the path. As they progressed on with this rescue mission, many villagers helped this elephant and the ones who are hard ad work by providing food and water.

Experts had to call in for a heavy vehicle to dig a path towards the bottom of the pit. With the help of a caterpillar, they successfully created the path required for the rescue mission. Despite having no expert support and less, they managed to get the job done and got this elephant to climb out of the pit using the navigable path.

The island of elephants: Sri Lanka

On the beautiful island of Sri Lanka, Elephants roam the streets and through village areas freely in many regions of the country. The small island nation is full of elephants loved by most of the island’s inhabitants. Most educated in the country are continually fighting corruption, and animal abuse, especially towards the treasures that elephants are to the state as Sri Lankan elephants are known as the largest and the strongest among Asian elephants.

They tried to drag this elephant out of the muddy pit using their strength, and they couldn’t go far. That is when they contacted a villager with a tractor to help get this elephant out of this challenging situation.

However, around farming villages where elephants raid crops, many conflicts have caused casualties to both sides. They have set a lot of fences and electric fences with barriers around many villages and farmlands around national parks and many massive forest reserves. These elephants often run into traps and wells placed along with farms for water supply.

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