Viral video: Thirsty elephant operates hand-pump to drink water
Maharashtra: Elephants are intelligent animals with great memory and they easily mimic humans. Many videos are doing rounds on social media showing the smartness of the wild animal. Now, one such video is circulating on the internet in which an elephant named Rupa has used her trunk to push down the lever of a hand-pump and when water flowed through the spout, she drank that water.
The incident took place at Kamlapur elephant camp in the Gadchiroli district, Maharashtra. The forest officials said that there is a pond for elephants to drink water but Rupa is habituated to use the hand-pump to quench her thirst.