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Trapped baby elephant rescued in Sherpur


Dhaka – A baby elephant which got trapped after it fell into a 25-foot deep abandoned well in Dudhnoi border area of Jhenigati upazila early Monday was rescued in Sherpur on Tuesday morning.The little elephant was rescued on the same day when another elephant
‘Bangabahadur’ that entered the Bangladesh territory from India floating with currents of floodwater about one and a half months ago,
died at Koyra village in Sarishabari upazila in Jamalpur district,UNB News Agency Reported.
Locals said the 3 to 4-year-old baby elephant fell into the well when a herd of elephants from the hill entered the village in search of
food.Seeing the baby elephant in the well in the morning, local people brought the matter to the notice of Elephant Response Team of the Forest Department.Later, the members of the Elephant Response Team and fire service dug a path beside the well, tied up the baby elephant with a rope and pulled it out of the well.After the rescue, the little elephant ran towards the hill, said Md Ashraful Alam, beat officer of Tawakucha forest department of Sherpur.


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