Locals watch on as elephant battles to stay upright after wading into flooded river in India
Locals watched on as an elephant battled to stay upright after wading into a flooded river in Athagarh, Odisha.
Footage from September 24 shows the animal struggling to move in the rapid floodwater of the Mahanadi River.
A local rescue team were informed after passersby spotted the elephant in trouble.
According to reports, a boat sent to help the elephant capsized resulting in the death of a journalist.