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Death of Tusker: Amimal rights groups fault Wildlife dept

Last Updated: Friday, February 07, 2014, 19:38

The tragic death of a temple elephant after it bogged down in marshy land at Kochi has sparked protests from animal rights campaigners, alleging that neglect by the wildlife department was responsible for the incident.

Tusker hit by speeding train, dies

Last Updated: Thursday, August 22, 2013, 18:28

An elephant was Thursday crushed under the wheels of the Gokul Express in the Manjhra Purab range of Katarniaghat Wildlife Sanctuary, an official said.

Tusker killed by lighting in Bengal

Last Updated: Monday, August 19, 2013, 23:27

An adult tusker was killed after being struck by lightning at the Buxa Tiger Reserve in West Bengal`s Jalpaiguri district, forest officials said Monday.

Elephant tooth evolution rooted in grass: Study

Last Updated: Thursday, June 27, 2013, 00:18

Early tuskers were moving into open grassland millions of years before their teeth were adapted to grazing, according to a paper in the journal Nature.

Odisha: Man arrested for poaching wild tusker

Last Updated: Thursday, September 27, 2012, 12:47

Lambodar Nayak of Samalei village was arrested for killing the elephant whose carcass was found by forest officials from dense forests of Karchuli.

Tusker runs amok in Kerala temple killing toddler

Last Updated: Sunday, May 13, 2012, 21:05

A toddler was killed and 25 others injured in a stampede when a tusker ran amok in the festivities at the famous Koodal Manikkam Temple at Irinjalakuda in the district Sunday morning.

`Rogue` tusker attacks female elephant

Last Updated: Wednesday, November 30, 2011, 17:41

Uttarakhand Chief Wildlife Warden SS Sharma had issued orders on November 9 to kill the elephant amid mounting protests by locals in the area.

Kerala cricket fans shocked at termination of Kochi Tuskers

Last Updated: Monday, September 19, 2011, 20:18

Kerala`s cricket lovers were shocked at the BCCI decision to terminate the Kochi Tuskers` contract for defaulting on annual payment of Rs.156 crore.

Injured tusker falls from hilltop, dies

Last Updated: Sunday, January 09, 2011, 19:49

A tusker, seriously injured in a fight with another male elephant in the jungles of Rajaji Park on January six, died after falling from a hilltop.

Elderly man crushed to death by tusker

Last Updated: Thursday, November 18, 2010, 15:44

A 67-year-old man was trampled to death by an elephant in Nayagram village in West Bengal.