Chamarajanagar: The videos and images of an elephant calf in the Puranipodi village playing and enjoying with children after it was separated from its mother have gone viral on social media.
The male calf was found close to the school’s premises after becoming separated from an elephant herd in the Biligirirangana Hill forest.
The residential school’s staff and students nursed the calf, which appeared to be weak and hungry.
The children fed the calf bananas and milk.
After recovering from its weakness, the calf soon began to play with the kids without any hesitation. Children and area residents gathered around the calf to see the calf and play with it.