Navy said the elephant dragged away by current was initially noticed by a Fast Attack Craft on routine patrol in the aforesaid sea area.
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Footage of the incident shows a diver climbing onto the elephant's back and attaching ropes so it can be pulled towards a nearby boat.
Amazingly, this is far from the first such elephant rescue.
Divers were dispatched to rescue the elephant in what was reportedly a 12-hour process. On 9 July, three Indian fishermen from Tamil Nadu were detained by the Sri Lankan Navy.
Walakuluge speculated that the animal may have swept mid-sea while crossing the Kokkilai lagoon, a large stretch of water that lies between two areas of jungle.
A different mission from the usual yesterday had the Sri Lankan Navy, called to save a drowning elephant.
Krishnan did add that the navy's involvement was likely important because elephants can't swim for too long due to the substantial amount of energy burned through swimming.
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