The brutal killing of a pregnant wild elephant in Kerala led to widespread condemnation. After the news of the preposterous event broke the internet, furious netizens took to Twitter to trend #RipHumanity.
The pregnant wild elephant in Silent Valley Forest had fallen victim to an act of human cruelty on May 27 after a pineapple filled with powerful crackers offered by a man exploded in her mouth when she chomped on it.
This horrific act sparked outrage on Twitter, where people demanded strict action against the accused.
Actress Warina Hussain took to Twitter and wrote: "What a shame !! humans are the worst species on planet earth."
Here are some more reactions from netizens:
There has been massive outrage over the brutal killing. The story that was first reported by The New Indian Express on Tuesday, highlighted how a group of villagers in Kerala thought it was a practical joke to feed a pregnant elephant a pineapple loaded with firecrackers.
One person, Oman-based has created a Change.org petition addressed to the Minister of law and justice to take appropriate action against the accused.