An elephant has been rescued from near-dehydration de.a.th after it got stuck in a mud well in Isiolo, Kenya overnight.
It took one team four hours to free the frightened mammal, then were given 100 liters of water.
Lewa Wildlife Conservancy in Isiolo, Kenya, posted a video on Facebook showing the terrified animal using buckets and watering cans to pour down its trunk.
UPI news reported that it was trapped overnight in a muddy well at the Northern Rangelands Trust community conservancy.
People saw the dehydrated elephant trapped in the mud, longing to dive under the water.
After being supplied with water, the team – with the help of community members and using three cars – was able to pull the elephant out.
The Northern Rangelands Trust and Save the Elephants also lend a hand.
According to the conservancy, the elephant did not appear to have suffered any serious in.ju.ries during the ordeal and was able to leave the scene after being rescued.
And the team later said that the elephant had been sighted and was doing well.
The conservancy added: ‘The trust this scared and dehydrated wild animal shows in his rescuers was unbelievable.’