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This cute little elephant was walking with his herd when he slipped and fell into an embankment under a railroad track in Assam, India. Thankfully, the train came to a halt and dozens of passengers leaped out to help pull him to safety.

The little elephant had been trying to keep up with its herd when it slipped on the crumbling rail track.


Thankfully dozens of passengers stopped to lend a hand as he became submerged in mud. article-2561326-1B94227E00000578-187_964x754A forest official arrived to help him out of the ditch in Assam, India.

article-2561326-1B9422B300000578-788_470x643Passers by also handed bits of food to the baby to keep him going.

article-2561326-1B94226E00000578-135_470x643This man offers a stick to grab and climbs down to try another approach.

article-2561326-1B94229F00000578-864_964x643People sat on the side of the ditch to make sure the little one gets out safely.


The animal appeared scared at the predicament it faced but fortunately the situation was happily resolved.

article-2561326-1B9422DD00000578-331_964x649 Even though this poor little elephant appeared scared, I’m sure he was happy to be reunited with his herd.