When Ed and Joey Story opened The Elephant Story in downtown Comfort four years ago, elephants all over Southeast Asia trumpeted. “They are just remarkable, remarkable creatures,” said Ed Story.
Artist: M F Husain
Using ropes the rescue team were able to guide the pachyderm back to shore, the Navy said.
"A group of officials from the Department of Wildlife also joined this humongous task providing necessary instruction which became extremely vital in the rescue mission," they said in a statement.
"Accordingly, they were able to carefully direct the elephant towards the coast from the deep sea, by means of ropes.
"Having safely guided the elephant to the Yan Oya area in Pulmodai, the animal was handed over to the wildlife officials for onward action."