Tiger kills elephant at Eravikulam park

KOCHI: In a rare incident, a tusker was killed by a tiger inside the Eravikulam Wildlife Park near Munnar on Monday. Forest officials said the body of the tusker was found by the forest

Published: 02nd June 2009 12:27 AM  |   Last Updated: 15th May 2012 10:53 PM   |  A+A-

KOCHI: In a rare incident, a tusker was killed by a tiger inside the Eravikulam Wildlife Park near Munnar on Monday.

Forest officials said the body of the tusker was found by the forest watchman of the area. A team of officials, along with veterinary doctors, have gone to the spot to conduct a postmortem.

“We believe that only one tiger was involved in the attack as there are only pug marks of one tiger,” he said.

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