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Tusker dies after being rescued from well

A day after being rescued from a defunct well by forest personnel, a tusker died Friday in Mayurbhanj district due to critical injuries sustained in the fall, despite efforts by experts to save it.

Tusker found dead in Odisha forest

A tusker was found dead near Laxmiposhi under Dugura forest range on the foothills of Similipal forests in Mayurbhanj district, a forest official said here Monday.

Death of Tusker: Amimal rights groups fault Wildlife dept

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

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

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

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.

Tusker runs amok in Kerala temple killing toddler

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

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

Injured tusker falls from hilltop, dies

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

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