Baby Elephants Play In A Muddy Pond As They Wait To Be Rescued By Rangers

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Baby elephants play in a muddy pond


Most kids have boundless energy in their youth and always seem eager to engage in exciting activities.

In fact, it’s not just kids who have a blast playing with friends. Young animals are also very energetic as well.

Here’s the story of six baby elephants who made the most of their time while playing within a muddy pit, and were later rescued after they got stuck.

Recent news articles on TSL:


Park rangers rescue six baby elephants from muddy pit


A team of park rangers at Thap Lan National Park, Thailand, rescued six baby elephants after they had been stuck in a muddy pit.

six baby elephants trapped in a muddy pit at Thap Lan National Park
Image credit: ฅนข่าว ต้นปราการ

The pictures from this viral news story, garnering over 17K likes, was uploaded on Facebook page, ฅนข่าว ต้นปราการ, on 4th April 2022. Earlier before the rescue was made, the six baby elephants were reportedly found playing in the muddy pond, but they failed to climb out.

six baby elephants trapped in a muddy pit at Thap Lan National Park
Image credit: ฅนข่าว ต้นปราการ

National park officials who stumbled across the elephants being trapped then helped each other dig a path for the animals to climb up the bank.

six baby elephants trapped in a muddy pit at Thap Lan National Park
Image credit: ฅนข่าว ต้นปราการ

Eventually, the rangers successfully rescued each trapped elephant to safety.


Netizens comment on elephants’ cuteness


Following the post, many netizens shared their comments on the elephants’ cuteness.


Screenshot: ฅนข่าว ต้นปราการ

Translation: So cute. They must have had fun. LOL


Screenshot: ฅนข่าว ต้นปราการ

Translation: They look so cute. 

Two netizens commented that the elephants looked adorable and must have enjoyed playing in the muddy pond.


Screenshot: ฅนข่าว ต้นปราการ

Translation: Don’t tell our mom. LOL

Finally, this netizen placed themselves in the elephants’ shoes by hilariously asking the audience not to “tell their mother”.


Kudos to the rangers who rescued the elephants


We hope these six young elephants learnt that though it’s important to have fun with each other, it’s also good to stay safe.

We would like to say thank to the rangers for finding these elephants and rescuing them.

Most of all, that the mother of these elephants will not find out what mischief they have been up to.


Cover images adapted from (Clockwise from Left): ฅนข่าว ต้นปราการ

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