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Two elephants found dead in U`khand

Last Updated: Monday, March 18, 2013 - 17:41

Dehradun: Two elephants were found dead in different parts of Uttarakhand, forest officials said here Monday.

A 30-year-old male tusker was found dead in Chilla range of Rajaji National Park in Gurukul area of Haridwar this morning, park officials said.

Prima facie, its death seems to be natural as no injury marks have been found on its body. However, the exact cause will be known after the postmortem, they said.
A 25-year-old female elephant was found dead in Narendranagar forest division near Rishikesh during a routine patrolling by forest guards last evening, forest officials said.
A postmortem is being done to ascertain the exact cause of its death, they said.


First Published: Monday, March 18, 2013 - 17:41
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