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Wide elephant bathing area along with 'elephant viewing area' facilitating the public to watch them taking a shower, a speciality veterinary clinic and more is planned.
The local administration alleged that non-rectification of sagging lines over a vast field in West Midnapore district's Gurguripal area caused the tragedy.
Jumbos are carted from place to place in open trucks, made to walk on tarred roads and endure long hours of noisy parades amidst the din of fireworks.
The one day census in Thiruvananthapuram was carried out on Thursday by seven teams comprising section forest officers and veterinary doctors.
Out of 35 circuses in India, only 10 to 12 of them have permission to use captive elephants.
Death of three elephants and two tigers in Karnataka due to varying reasons in past one week has triggered concerns.
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.
Located close to the elephant conservation and care centre, the hospital is designed to treat injured, sick or geriatric elephants and is equipped with a medical hoist for lifting elephants.
The Save Bandipur Campaign continues with protesters agitating against the Centre’ elevated road proposal for the tiger reserve.
According to the agency's officers, an 11-kv power line was left sagging near Kamalanga village since last several months. Besides this, an electricity pole near the accident site was also tilted.
For the elephants, which were forced to depart the fields of the two farmers, the raids are now continuing in other greener pastures outside the forest area.
Speed restrictions are imposed on trains passing through elephant habitats but these are difficult to enforce.
Wild and captive. The elephant conservation challenge for Kerala is two-pronged.
She worked as a researcher in the department of applied physics at IIT-Madras and then moved to the US when she was 26. She works as a conductor on the New York City subway system.
Panic has gripped several villages on Odisha-Andhra Pradesh border in Koraput district following havoc created by a herd of elephants.