Baby elephant saved in dramatic rescue from manhole in Thailand
A video circulating on social media shows the rescue of a baby elephant from a manhole in Thailand. Veterinarians used a number of tools, including a ladder, to pull the calf out while its mother was sedated to allow the rescue operation to continue. CBS News said in a report.
The operation was carried out early Wednesday after authorities learned of the calf that had fallen into a drainage ditch on the outskirts of Royal Hills golf course in Nakhon Nayok province, the agency added. goods for more information in the report.
Its worried mother, believed to be part of a herd of elephants that passed through nearby bushes, stayed with her baby, who was unable to climb out of the wormhole.
A passerby noticed the elephants and immediately informed wildlife officials and the Khao Yai National Park government of their distress.
Due to the presence of the frightened baby elephant, rescuers were initially unable to save it and were forced to treat the mother.
Video of the rescue operation was shared by several news sites and social media platforms, including Reddit. The national park also posted an Instagram story about it.
Rescuers used a truck-mounted crane to get the mother out before crawling on top of her to perform CPR as an excavator was pushed out of the ground to stretch the calf. straight can climb out of slippery mud.
Dr Chananya Kanchanasarak, a veterinarian at Khao Yai National Park, said, “It was not possible to get close to the baby while the mother was nearby, so we gave him three doses of sedatives but he approached his child before fainting and hitting him on the head.”
The calf was reunited with its mother after it was successfully revived and both animals returned to the wild.
It took about three hours to finish the rescue operation, according to Guard.