Elephant carcass found in Odisha forest

Last Updated: Monday, March 5, 2012 - 14:35

Berhampur (Odisha): An elephant carcass was found near Khairaputi village in Gallery forest range in Odisha`s Ganjam district.
"The old elephant, found dead yesterday, was suspected to have died due to electrocution. The cause could be known after post-mortem," Divisional forest officer, Ghumusar (North) B B Behera said.
This was the third elephant which died in the area in a month.

A female elephant was found dead at Chakraghati jungle in Tarsingi forest range in the district on February 23.

Similarly the carcass of a two-month-old elephant calf was found by the forest staffs at Pochulundi in Muzagarh forest range about a month ago.

PTI



First Published: Monday, March 5, 2012 - 14:35

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