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Elephant dies after falling into pit in TN

Erode: A 10-year-old male elephant died after it fell into a 50-foot pit in Burgur forest in the district, police said on Tuesday.



Erode: A 10-year-old male elephant died after it fell into a 50-foot pit in Burgur forest in the district, police said on Tuesday.

Forest officials noticed the carcass of the pachyderm deep in the forest yesterday afternoon. A veterinary doctor was summoned who confirmed that the elephant had died of severe injuries after falling into the pit.

The carcass was later removed and buried at a nearby spot, police said.

From Zee News

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