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.

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