A one-and-a-half years old lion cub was rescued from a well after a four-hour-long operation by forest department officials in Amreli district.
The cub fell into a 60-feet deep well filled with water in Aadsanda village in Savarkundla tehsil on Friday and
it was rescued after a four-hour long operation, Rambhai More, range forest officer, told PTI on Sunday.
More headed the rescue efforts.
Amreli (Gujarat): Lion fell into a 50-feet deep well; villagers dropped a 'khaat' inside for lion to climb on; later rescued by forest dept. pic.twitter.com/0VeHUmThvaâ€” ANI (@ANI_news) March 12, 2017
The cub did not suffer any injuries when it was pulled out of the well with the help of a wooden cot, he said.
It was reunited with its mother yesterday, the forest officer said.