Well the elephant! Calf is rescued with an excavator from a 9 meter well in India

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Well the elephant! Calf is rescued with a digger from a 30-foot well in India … and then she leaves with a trumpet

  • Baby elephant escaped from the 30-foot-deep well after rescuers excavated the hallway
  • Fell into the well in Jharkhand, India on Sunday evening and was rescued yesterday
  • Forest Department officials are now driving him to his 22-strong herd

This is the amazing moment when a baby elephant was rescued after falling into a 30 foot deep well in India.

Footage taken yesterday in Jharkhand, East India, shows rescue workers using excavators to dig a tunnel to help the frightened calf escape after it fell into the well on Sunday evening.

As soon as he climbs out of the well and reaches the top of the path, the baby takes off and runs away from his rescuers.

This is the amazing moment when a baby elephant was rescued from a 30 feet deep well in Jharkhand, East India

The calf managed to climb out after rescuers dug a passage for him

This is the amazing moment when a baby elephant that fell into a 9-meter-deep well in Jharkhand, East India on Sunday night, managed to climb out after rescuers dug a passage for him.

As soon as he reaches the top of the man-made path, the baby takes off and runs away from his rescuers

As soon as he reaches the top of the man-made path, the baby takes off and runs away from his rescuers

The video shows a confused elephant almost completely submerged in the brown murky water, patiently waiting for rescue

The video shows a confused elephant almost completely submerged in the brown murky water, patiently waiting for rescue

The video shows a confused elephant almost completely submerged in the brown murky water, patiently waiting for rescue.

Excavators managed to break through the wall of the well and get to the waterline, where the baby elephant was waiting.

As the last excavator retreats, the frightened calf can be seen pulling itself out of the water and onto a muddy and hastily constructed path.

The baby then pauses and uses its trunk to throw dirt into the air in an apparent celebration, before climbing further.

Rescuers used excavators to dig a passage to help the frightened calf escape after it fell into the well on Sunday night

Rescuers used excavators to dig a passage to help the frightened calf escape after it fell into the well on Sunday night

Excavators managed to break through the wall of the well and get to the waterline

The baby elephant was then able to climb out of the well

Excavators managed to break the wall of the well and get to the waterline, where the baby elephant waited patiently to be rescued

The calf’s legs appear weak in the video and he struggles to pull himself up the slippery path.

However, once it reaches the top, the baby takes off and runs away from its rescuers.

The calf is part of a 22-strong herd of elephants in the Sariya area of ​​the Giridih district.

Forest Department officials are now driving the calf into the herd to reunite the pack.

The calf's legs appear weak in the video and he struggles to pull himself up the slippery path

The calf’s legs appear weak in the video and he struggles to pull himself up the slippery path

The elephant managed to fall into the 30-foot-deep well on Sunday evening and was eventually rescued yesterday

The elephant managed to fall into the 30-foot-deep well on Sunday evening and was eventually rescued yesterday

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