Locals and forest officials rescued an elephant calf trapped in a tea garden ditch in Assam’s Jorhat district.
On Sunday, an elephant calf was separated from its herd and tumbled into a ditch at Dahingeapar tea garden in Namibia.
The locals claim that an elephant herd emerged from the Holongapar Gibbon Wildlife Sanctuary and entered the region to look for food, with the elephant calf that was separated from the group falling into the ditch.
Locals immediately notified local forest authorities when they saw the accident.
Many villagers gathered at the spot and engaged in rescuing the elephant calf from the ditch.
Later, locals and forest officials rescued the elephant calf with no trouble.
Wild Asiatic elephants are mostly found in India, and parts of South-East Asia, including Assam, which has around 5,000 of them.