Saving an elephant from a train accident
Wildlife officers received yet another sad news regarding a tusker elephant who met with a train accident. Tusker elephant population is among 5% of all elephants in the island. Saving this tusker elephant is a top priority job. It is a difficult task for the vets since a train knocked him down.
Saving an elephant from a train accident – Unlike humans moving them to hospitals to proceed with operations aren’t possible in rural areas with elephants that are difficult to handle. It is difficult to move them around, especially when they are down and weighs over 2500 KGs to 5500 KGs.
The doctor quickly proceeded towards supplying saline to the weak elephant with the intention of giving some energy to go through the situation. They had to use their entire team strength to rotate this little giant over to treat her. Doctors will be with him for several days and will continue to treat him to get better even with no guarantee of this young tusker elephants survival.
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