Heroic Mother Elephant Rescues Calf from Well in Kerala

Heroic Mother Elephant Rescues Calf from Well in Kerala

In Ernakulam district, Kerala, a baby elephant fell into a well on private property in the Illithode area of Malayattoor. The mother elephant successfully rescued her calf, reuniting with their nearby herd of wild elephants. This incident drew attention from local residents, police, and forest officials who witnessed the dramatic rescue.

Following the rescue, local residents protested against forest officials, accusing them of failing to address the increasing wild elephant menace in the area. The protests highlighted ongoing human-wildlife conflicts and dissatisfaction with the forest department's management of such crises. The mother and baby elephant eventually returned to the forest with their herd.

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