Sunday, June 16, 2013
Wild elephant trapped in a tea garden trench rescued at Bhutiachang
A wild female elephant which had fallen into deep tea garden trench in Bhutiachang tea garden (section 24) was successfully rescued in the afternoon of June 14. According to information a herd of wild elephant numbering more than forty was seen roaming in and around Bhutiachang te garden since last week. The herd was quite peaceful and friendly to people. Tea garden workers found one mature female wild elephant in a deep trench in the morning of June 14. The animal was in upside down pointing all the legs to sky. The herd and the victim tried in vain to stand on her legs for several hours without success. It had been a touching sight in the afternoon to see the members of the herd leave her giving way to people to start rescue operation.
Posted by Jayanta Kumar Das