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21 Responses to “Baby elephant rescued from well in India”

  1. Michael Rosefield says:

    After seeing awful stuff like http://io9.com/5976696/elephant-taunting-now-a-thing-in-india, it’s nice to see the other side of the coin.

  2. Sounds like it was the biggest thing to happen there all month.

  3. I’m amazed the elephant, climbed out of the hole with all of that noise, and then pressed forward under the backhoe.  That being said, who’s brilliant idea was it to park at the end of the escape route.

    All in all, job well done, though.

    • CLamb says:

       Yeah, I would’ve rather sat safely in a well then crawl under a precariously perched backhoe.

    • mkanoap says:

       I suspect the elephant started climbing as soon as there was a path, and they did not get an opportunity to move the backhoe that was used to make the path.

  4. voiceinthedistance says:

    Waiter, my water tastes funny.

  5. It would tale Lassie forever to explain this. 

  6. Boundegar says:

    You helped her?  Why did you do that?  Don’t you understand?  She never sleeps.

  7. Roose_Bolton says:

    All’s well that ends well.

  8. Antinous / Moderator says:

    Doesn’t it seem odd that the elephants would send a baby out as a scout?

  9. BorkBorkington says:

    We’re sending our love down the well…

  10. derek prowse says:

     that place was pach’d.

  11. winkybb says:

    I saddens me to think that at the rate of ongoing habitat destruction and poaching, they’ll all be gone in a few (relatively speaking) years anyway. All the big cats (in the wild at least) will be gone in my lifetime, too.

  12. greebo says:

    Doesn’t look like a well to me, looks like a heffalump trap. I wonder if it was baited with haycorns or honey?

  13. doggo says:

    Jeez, guys, why don’tcha scare the hell out of the little guy? I mean, I’m glad they got the little critter out, but holy crap, does everybody have to scream their bloody heads off the whole time they’re working on it? WTF?

  14. SuperMatt says:

    I hope its name is Jessica.