LOOK: Cartoons show bravery, resilience in Thailand cave rescue

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Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, July 10) — Artists from all over the world shared their work on social media to express concern and gratitude to all those taking part in the Thailand cave rescue operation.

Twelve boys, aged 11 to 16, and their soccer coach got trapped in a cave in Northern Thailand last June 23. The ensuing search has made headlines across the country and the world. Rescuers found them after nine days, and the boys were brought to safety on Tuesday after grueling operations.

Some of the illustrations are making the rounds on social media. Here are some of those artworks.

In a Facebook post, the Thai Navy SEALs shared a cartoon titled "Operation Bring Wild Boars Home." It was made by Bangkok-based illustrators Aruni Aunhawarakorn and Jantima Manasviyoungkul, who man the Facebook page Sisidea.

The animals in the cartoon depict the children, their coach, rescuers and divers from different nations, Thai navy SEALs, media, and the water pumping team.

According to the post, the white elephant represents Chiang Rai Governor Narongsak Osottanakorn, the kangaroo represents Australian divers, while the panda represents Chinese rescuers. Even business magnate Elon Musk is featured as Iron Man.

Another cartoon showing the rescue operation, "The Chaos World," was illustrated by King Nowhere for Hattrick Magazine. The artist shared it on Facebook, garnering over 17,000 reactions and 26,000 shares as of publishing time.

Illustrations of Saman Gunan, the fallen navy diver who risked his life to deliver air tanks inside the cave, are also going viral.

Noppera Bosri made an artwork of the diver, whom he referred to as a 'brave man.'

Sand artist @sudarsansand offered one of his works on Puri beach in India to the diver.

Jiraporn Mai Jacknight also made a tribute for Wild Boars coach Ekapol 'Ek' Chantawong.

In her Facebook post, she said, "We can't control the natural disasters but we can stand until [it is] through. Respect on you Coach Ake. You're the best of [coaches]."

CNN Philippines Intern Samantha Corrales contributed to this story.