An elephant calf has been rescued after getting trapped in an uncovered drain in Sri Lanka.
Local residents in the port of Hambantota joined forces with rescue workers and wildlife officials to free the stuck animal.
BYPASS THE CENSORS
Sign up to get unfiltered news delivered straight to your inbox.
BBC YouTube video:
The baby elephant was taken for treatment with a suspected broken leg, according to the BBC.
Officials used basic tools like hammers and chisels to free the animal.
Latest posts by Edmondo Burr (see all)
- Police Arrest Suspect In Supermarket Baby Food Poisoning - October 1, 2017
- Seoul Secures Data From Electromagnetic Interference By N Korea - September 30, 2017
- The ‘World’s First Internet War’ Has Begun: Julian Assange - September 30, 2017