Graphic Footage: Elephant Rescued After Poison Dart Attack

Graphic Footage: Elephant Rescued After Poison Dart Attack SUBSCRIBE: http://bit.ly/Oc61Hj A FOUR ton African elephant was left to slowly rot from the inside after cruel poachers shot it with a poisoned arrow. After being safely tranquillised, the medical team from the David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust and Kenyan Wildlife Service cut open a huge absess on the elephant’s side, before removing dead muscle tissue and extracting the arrow. The vets then cleaned and packed the wound with green clay, a substance believed to have strong antibacterial properties. Awakening from the anaesthetic, the elephant rose from its slumber, fit enough to return to the herd. Videographer / Director: DS2 Producer: Thomas Midlane Editor: Joshua Douglas For more amazing footage of the amazing side of life, visit the Like Barcroft TV on Facebook: http://goo.gl/7ayYgY Follow Barcroft TV on Twitter: http://bit.ly/10vFLY9 Barcroft Media website: http://bit.ly/19OYwp

1. Graphic Footage: Elephant Rescued After Poison Dart Attack

Graphic Footage: Elephant Rescued After Poison Dart Attack

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A FOUR ton African elephant was left to slowly rot from the inside after cruel poachers shot it with a poisoned arrow. After being safely tranquillised, the medical team from the David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust and Kenyan Wildlife Service cut open a huge absess on the elephant’s side, before removing dead muscle tissue and extracting the arrow. The vets then cleaned and packed the wound with green clay, a substance believed to have strong antibacterial properties. Awakening from the anaesthetic, the elephant rose from its slumber, fit enough to return to the herd.

Videographer / Director: DS2
Producer: Thomas Midlane
Editor: Joshua Douglas

For more amazing footage of the amazing side of life, visit the
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