Rogue elephant returns to search for family after being relocated

Chinnathambi the rogue elephant returned to a town in south India after being transported away by forest officials several days earlier to search for his mate and calf.

Footage from the 25-year-old elephant's march today (January 31) through the town of Pollachi in Tamil Nadu state shows him undeterred by firecrackers and screaming people as he walked through the streets.

Chinnathambi was originally separated from his group and transported to a forest reserve after he started raiding village crops for food, damaging a tusk during his first capture by forest officials.