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.
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.
An elephant was Thursday crushed under the wheels of the Gokul Express in the Manjhra Purab range of Katarniaghat Wildlife Sanctuary, an official said.
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.
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.
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.
Uttarakhand Chief Wildlife Warden SS Sharma had issued orders on November 9 to kill the elephant amid mounting protests by locals in the area.
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.
A 67-year-old man was trampled to death by an elephant in Nayagram village in
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