"Such a shame," reacted a social media user as a video of an elephant being chased away by a group of locals started doing the rounds on Twitter.
In the video tweeted by Indian Forest Services officer Sudha Raman, the elephant could be seen chased down a crowded street while the crowd rejoiced. Their laughter was apparent in the background from the audio. It could not be ascertained where the video was shot.
As the video went viral, netizens were "appalled" at the insensitivity and cruelty shown towards the animal.