Baby elephant trapped in water-filled well in India rescued with digger

Baby elephant trapped in water-filled well in India rescued with digger

A baby elephant that fell down a well in India was rescued after a digger broke through the walls to free it.

Concerned villagers alerted local authorities after spotting the mammal struggling.

Footage shows the animal waving its trunk as it searches for a way out of the water-filled pit.

The elephant eventually escaped after it was able to climb up the side of the well, after a digger smashed through its edge and dug up the ground.

The animal later walked back into the forest.

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