The incident occurred two years ago, but the account is resurfacing on social media sites, attracting a lot of attention.
Adding to the long list of social media postings that keep people glued to them for hours, a photo of a hungry elephant going into an army mess to satisfy his hunger is now circulating.
Shared by Susanta Nanda, the elephant in the photo is seen munching on rice from a military mess using his trunk. The incident occurred in Binaguri District, West Bengal, near a forest with free-roaming animals.
Sharing the picture, Nanda wrote, “Elephant named Bhaatbhoot (Rice Ghost) stealing rice from the military mess in Binaguri, West Bengal, India.”
Although it occurred two years ago, the story is resurfacing on social media sites, gaining significant attention.
The post has attracted over 3500 likes and comments.
Those who came across the post couldn’t resist expressing themselves. On Twitter, one user wrote: “Young one,” just a beginner in the profession; meanwhile, another user said, “Oooh! So cute! I would lovingly let him steal daily.”
A third person’s comment read, “Such an innocent love for it.” “I’d wait till it was finished and move the next vessel near his trunk,” wrote another.
See the look at his eyes when caught 🥺 pic.twitter.com/ZN8AsoeWZD— Susanta Nanda IFS (@susantananda3) December 1, 2021