Published On : Sat, Apr 7th, 2018

Watch video: Wild bear falls into well in Melghat, rescued

Nagpur/Amravati: A wild bear, searching for food in one of the agriculture fields, fell into an open well when a pack of dogs chased and attacked it recently. The bear reportedly sustained minor injuries. Reports reaching here said that the bear entered the agriculture field in Melghat, Amravati district, from the nearby jungle in search of food. But when the dogs chased and attacked it, the bear ran helter-skelter to save life. In the melee, the bear fell into an open well nearby. The panicky bear tried to come out of the well itself by jumping but could not due the depth of the well .

On being informed, a team of Forest Department officials reached the spot and launched a rescue mission. After hours of hard work, the bear was pulled out of the well and freed in jungles to return to its habitation.