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Rescue underway for elephant trapped in a pond in Amchang Wildlife Sanctuary

  • elephant, injured elephant, Amchang Wildlife Sanctuary, Guwahati
    injured elephant trapped in a pond in the Amchang Wildlife Sanctuary

    Indian veterinarians are treating a 10-year-old wild elephant with an injured leg to help it escape from a marshy area where it has been stuck for at least five days.

  • elephant, injured elephant, Amchang Wildlife Sanctuary, Guwahati
    Their first priority is to treat the elephant's injury so it can come out on its own.

    The state Forest and Environment Ministry said forest rangers are bringing domesticated elephants to help rescue the trapped male elephant in Amchang Wildlife Sanctuary

  • elephant, injured elephant, Amchang Wildlife Sanctuary, Guwahati
    Forest officials try to feed an injured elephant trapped in a pond

    Such events are becoming increasingly common in the state, which has a large population of wild elephants. Many stray from their herds and enter swampy areas or nearby villages in search of food.

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