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Elephants rescued from southwest China water tank

Rescuers in China used helicopters and a digger to free three wild Asian elephants -- including one young calf -- from a water tank where they were helplessly trapped for more than two days, state media said. Pictures showed the trio languishing in muddy waters with their trunks raised to breathe inside a concrete basin just a few meters wide, with the baby submerged up to its eyes.
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