Baby elephant successfully rescued by Vet Team and Locals in northeastern India’s Assam

Baby elephant successfully rescued by Vet Team and Locals in northeastern India’s Assam

In a remarkable act of bravery and compassion, a dedicated team of veterinarians and local residents came together to rescue a baby elephant in northeastern India’s Assam. The heartwarming incident highlights the power of community and expert intervention in wildlife conservation.

The incident took place at Deopani village in Kaliabor subdivision of Nagaon district on July 4.

Visuals showed a dedicated veterinary team gathered around a baby elephant, carefully administering an injection. The young elephant’s legs were gently restrained with ropes to ensure a safe and efficient treatment process. Sedatives were given to calm the animal, allowing the team to proceed with their work. Once sedated, the baby elephant was carefully lifted onto a rescue vehicle, ready to be transported for further treatment and care.

According to reports, locals of Deopani Gubin Rongphar Village along with the vet supported by Mobile vet unit and CWRC rescued the baby elephant.



The rescue effort was led by Karbi Anglong Forest Department and Kaziranga Management.

Assam floods have not just impacted human life but has also taken a massive toll on the wildlife. According to a report, 31 animals have died due to drowning in Kaziranga National Park. Thankfully, the rescue teams have been able to save 82 others during this unfortunate flooding in Assam.



The severe flooding has impacted the lives of the animals in Kaziranga National Park. Videos and pictures of many animals leaving the park for higher ground have been circulating around social media. This movement was mainly observed around NH37. To ensure animal safety, the local police also issued traffic diversions around the area.

Many rhinoceros of the park could be seen seeking shelters in nearby dry areas. Another heartbreaking video showed an elephant’s calf being rescued by locals from deep flood waters. Herds of elephants were also seen moving to higher and drier areas to escape the flooding in Assam as well.

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