elephant death

37-yr-old Dasara elephant Drona dies at Matthigodu

Conservator of Forests of Nagarahole Sanctuary, Narayanaswamy, confirmed that the elephant passed away in the morning. 

published on : 27th April 2019

Thiruvilanji Kumarar temple elephant succumbs due to medical neglect?

Jumbo was carrying large tumour & authorities allegedly failed to provide appropriate treatment

published on : 25th April 2019

Arms surrender exemption: Jumbo death in Karnataka raises concern

Poll code requires entire state, except Kodagu, to give up weapons.

published on : 9th April 2019

Case against Cochin Devaswom Board secretary and four elephant mahouts

The Heritage Animal Task Force alleged that a 70-year-old tusker, owned by Cochin Devaswom Board died due to due to inadequate treatment and care on Monday.

published on : 2nd April 2019

87 elephant deaths in Odisha in 2018-19; highest in decade

On average, the State has been losing 73 elephants a year due to poaching, electrocution, train and road accidents besides diseases.

published on : 28th March 2019

87 elephant deaths in Odisha, highest in a decade

Latest wildlife statistics shows that Odisha has lost 732 elephants in a decade between 2009-10 and 2018-19.

published on : 28th March 2019

Elephants continue to die at Odisha forests

According to facts presented before the Parliament by Union Minister of State for Environment, Forest and Climate Change Dr Mahesh Sharma, by end of December 2018, 75 elephants had died unnaturally.

published on : 12th February 2019

Elephants killed, tusk missing in Jharkhand

The carcass of the elephant was found near Jawa river situated near Chippadohar railway station.

published on : 17th January 2019

429 elephants killed since 2008, 642 poachers arrested: RTI

The maximum killings of 136 elephants have been reported from Kerala, followed by West Bengal (48), Karnataka (46), Tamil Nadu (44) and Odisha (41) during the period, according to the data.

published on : 10th January 2019

Human hand in rising elephant death toll in Odisha

Wildlife conservationists feel that mitigation measures need to be devised to provide elephants a free and safe passage when they move through human-dominated areas.

published on : 16th December 2018

Nothing stops jumbos in their tracks, say experts

Wildlife experts on Saturday called for a rethink on whether such structures are safe as a mitigation measure, as many elephants have tried to cross these barriers.

published on : 16th December 2018

Elephant carcass found in Odisha's Deogarh

Meanwhile, the Crime Branch will probe on the poaching case of an eight-year-old jumbo in Athagarh which took place on Tuesday night.

published on : 14th December 2018

Strange disease kills 8 elephants in Tanzania

Fidelis ole Kashe, an officer with the African Wildlife Foundation (AWF), said the jumbo was spotted by villagers meandering in the area before it collapsed and died.

published on : 10th December 2018

Elephant dies after being hit by goods train in Odisha; officials yet to wake up

The incident took place on Wednesday night when 10 elephants were crossing the railway tracks near Sadar forest range and the empty goods train was heading towards Nayagarh from Jakhapura.

published on : 22nd November 2018

Odisha elephant deaths: Power department swings into action, repairs sagging lines

Similarly, the CB team has intensified its probe and interrogated the forest and CESU officials at Kantabania police station.  

published on : 2nd November 2018
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