Sick and weak elephants are not that easy compared to us humans as they need medication and support several times compared to us. This elephant is an injured one who has lost all of its strength to even stand up on its own feet.
Wildlife officers received a call regarding this elephant who was stuck in a muddy hole with so many signs of being in pain. Officers reacted to this call and went to treat this elephant with a team of experts. When they saw the elephant, they knew that this was a severe case and this elephant is fighting for its life already, and they feared they might only delay the inevitable.
These brave officers could not sedate this elephant with strong drugs as it could ultimately put an end to this elephant. They calmly approached with a friendly manner and made this elephant feel safe being surrounded by human beings. The team worked very hard to get this elephant back on its feet, but it showed no signs of getting better. Finally, this elephant lost its life, and it was a hard day for all these officers who worked hard.
More on Elephants:
In 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 that are loved by most of the inhabitants of the island. 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.
However, around farming villages where elephants raid crops, many conflicts are happening that 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.