Two bears were rescued from a well by officials and staff in Maharashtra on Tuesday. Susanta Nanda of the Indian Forest Service shared a 41-second video of the rescue mission on Twitter and applauded the officials for saving the bears.
The bears fell into the well by accident while officials and staff from the Salekasa Range in Gondia rescued the animals with the help of a ladder. As seen in the video shared by Nanda, the bears were seen climbing out of the well after the ladder was lowered into it.
“Amidst the two gloomy news of Corona and Amphan we are navigating here, this cheered my heart. Officials and staff from Salekasa Range, Gondia, Maharashtra, rescued two bears that had fallen in wells. All gratitude to these frontline green warriors,” Nanda said in the caption of his post.
Watch the video here:
Amidst the two gloomy news of Corona & Amphan we are navigating here, this cheered my heart. Officials and staff from Salekasa Range, Gondia, Maharashtra rescued two bears that had fallen in wells.
All gratitude to these frontline green warriors pic.twitter.com/MSasvjFYUj
— Susanta Nanda IFS (@susantananda3) May 20, 2020
The video is swiftly going viral on Twitter as it has been viewed over 1,000 times within an hour of being made available online. The clip garnered several likes and retweets as well.
In the comments section of the post, netizens praised the officials and staff, and thanked them for their efforts. “This is so reassuring,” a user said.
— Corbett Expert (@corbett_expert) May 20, 2020
— Pradeep (@PradeepKRKAR1) May 20, 2020
The bear helps himself up. Beautiful sight.
Thanks to the frontline warriors to help these bears.
— AtharvSujata (@Tany98761) May 20, 2020
This is so reassuring
— Debali Basu (@debalib) May 20, 2020