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Animals & humans saving each other

India sanjay Offline
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This thread is to inform any incident in which humans have saved or helped wild animals. Post your details with pictures, videos and other details. I will start with one great example

Meet Nic Proust, He has done an exceptional work by helping a female elephant in Botswana.
Read his full report -

Elephant stuck in the mud!

What an emotional day it was yesterday as we battled for more than 3 hours to free this elephant that got stuck in the mud. At first we were called out to save a calf and then when we got there we realized it was an adult female and she was so stuck...about 2m in and unable to move. She had been there for days and the mud was all caked around her. She let us get close and we started digging her out and allowing fresh water to seep into the mud around her. The Botswana Defense force got there too as well as well as the Department of Wildlife and National Parks...amazing luck to have them around and they did great. We used the BDF truck to start pulling her out and only when the concession tractor arrived did we succeed with both the tractor and truck needed to finally dislodge the elephant from the mud. At one stage a bull elephant arrived and it was panic as we revved the truck and shouted to distract him from charging us...if that was not enough well we also had 2 lions come down to watch us...a big male and female...fortunately they were easier to chase away. The outcome? Well we got this amazing animal out of the mud...but she was so so weak...it was a victory and she was alive but to be honest I don't think she will make it...its about a 2 hour drive and we will check later and pray that somehow she found the energy to get up during the night after her huge ordeal. What a truly amazing animal that knew we were doing good to help her and she allowed us to get so close. Even if she dies at least one animal out there knows that a lot of humans mean well. Either way so proud of the commitment shown by all involved.


Helping an elephant stuck in mud
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Well done Nic, You have done a great job and we appreciate your work.

I request our members to post and praise such incident.
"There is pleasure in the pathless woods, there is rapture in the lonely shore, there is society where none intrudes, by the deep sea, and music in its roar; I love not Man the less, but Nature more" --Lord Byron
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Tigress T83 named Lightning had fallen into a well in khava village, ranthambhore this morning. The forest dept with the help of villagers rescued and took her out after tranquillise her. They really did a great job and saved her life. Since a long time she is willing for her territory and used to come out of the national park frequently. Forest dept will shift her soon to a new area of the ranthambhore national park where she can find a male and territory for herself.

Tigress fell into a well
Tigress fell into a well
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Forest dept tranquillise tigress
Forest dept tranquillise tigress
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Preparing tranquillising gun
Preparing tranquillising gun
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Going inside the well to dart the tigress
Going inside the well to dart the tigress
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Villagers helping forest dept
Villagers helping forest dept
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Forest dept official coming up with darted tigress
Forest dept official coming up with darted tigress
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Finally tigress is out of well
Finally tigress is out of well
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Excellent work by forest department and villagers who help in rescuing this tigress from the well.
Credit to Shashank Saraswat for the information and images
"There is pleasure in the pathless woods, there is rapture in the lonely shore, there is society where none intrudes, by the deep sea, and music in its roar; I love not Man the less, but Nature more" --Lord Byron
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( This post was last modified: 11-14-2016, 06:11 PM by Roflcopters )

Excellent rescue work done by the forest department and the villagers, poor girl! lightning is one of (T19) Uniis and (T28) Star male's daughter and the grand daughter of Machli. shes also the sister of (T84) Arrowhead and (T85) Pacman.
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( This post was last modified: 01-19-2017, 02:35 PM by Bronco )

Jumbos in jim jams! Huge jumpers and legwear are specially knitted by villagers to keep elephants warm at Indian sanctuary


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http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-4129842/Huge-jumpers-knitted-villagers-elephants-warm.html
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Aminika a Belgian Malinois, an Indian army sniffer dog, saved lives of CoBRA battalion commandos on Jan 17, 2016 as she found an improvised explosive device (IED) and was blown apart. 


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