Elephant, leopardess found dead
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Last Updated: Tuesday, April 06, 2010, 19:29
  
Dehradun: An elephant and a leopardess were found dead in Kumaon region of Uttarakhand, officials said on Tuesday.

Forest guards spotted the carcass of the tusker, about 55-year-old, when they were patrolling in North Jaspur area in Nainital yesterday.

All the organs of the pachyderm were intact which indicated that it died a natural death, they said.

The leopardess was found dead near a roadside at Bhujan area in Almora district. The preliminary examination suggested that it might have been killed after being hit by a vehicle, the officials said.

PTI


First Published: Tuesday, April 06, 2010, 19:29


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