Carcass of Jumbo found - The New Indian Express

Carcass of Jumbo found

Published: 12th November 2013 01:31 PM

Last Updated: 12th November 2013 01:31 PM

Forest officials on Monday found the decomposed body of a wild elephant with its tusk missing from Kholgarh Reserve forest near Gambhariberni village under Rampur Forest Range.

Investigation revealed that the tusker was 50-year-old and bore no injury marks. It could have been poisoned by poachers for the tusk. On being informed, Assistant Conservator of Forest (Territorial), Rairakhol, S C Sahu went to the spot and autopsy was performed on the elephant.

comments powered by Disqus

Disclaimer: We respect your thoughts and views! But we need to be judicious while moderating your comments. All the comments will be moderated by the NIE editorial. Abstain from posting comments that are obscene, defamatory or inflammatory, and do not indulge in personal attacks. Try to avoid outside hyperlinks inside the comment. Help us delete comments that do not follow these guidelines.

Read More

follow us Mobile Site iPad News Hunt Android RSS Tumblr Linekin Pinterest Youtube Google Plus Twitter Facebook