Earlier on June 21, an elephant had died due to bullet injuries at Samplahara village under Sambalpur forest division.
Earlier in the day, Bommai said he was out of town and had received Rahul’s letter, and would respond after talking to officials.
Officials of the Anamalai Tiger Reserve (ATR) have come up with a new design to keep PDS commodities away from the reach of wild elephants.
Dhenkanal DFO Prakash Chandra Gogineni said the elephant is being given treatment like antibiotics and other drugs.
Alcohol has a way to attract and distract; the spirit of the occasion is in parallel with the elephant’s curious way to draw closer and trample the innocent tippler to death.
The adult female elephant, which drowned in Mahanadi river on the wee hours of Wednesday, was pregnant, and pregnancy may have led to her drowning.
It is learnt that Nanjunda chased Basappa, who fell to the ground even as he was trampled. Sources confirmed that Basappa suffered serious chest injuries.
The identity of the victims are yet to be ascertained. A third person suffered serious injuries in the melee and was admitted to the SCB Medical College and Hospital in Cuttack.
Recovery of carcasses of two elephant calves in Mayurbhanj’s Baripada territorial forest division in the last 24 hours has raised concern among wildlife experts.
It looks like that the government and the court want elephants, but people do not want them.
The herd, after entering the area on Tuesday night damaged five houses in Puruna Deo Gaon and Haldia village.
Officials of Mudumalai Tiger Reserve (MTR) launched a search operation for a wild elephant after a video of the tusker eating plastic waste (packaging material) went viral on social media.
A farmer sustained injuries after a herd of wild elephants attacked him in his field at Ganesh Puram in Kuppam mandal of Chittoor district late on Sunday.
Environment ministry creating genetic database of captive elephants to curb illegal trade: Officials
A large number of captive elephants in India are privately owned and a majority of them are used for commercial or ceremonial purposes and rituals.
According to the forest department, more than 210 people were killed in elephant attacks in the state in the last three years.
An adult tusker was allegedly killed by villagers in Banki range under Rourkela Forest Division on Friday night.
He is followed by Gopalaswamy with 5,460 kg who has gained 320 kg in a month as he was 5,140 kg on August 11.
Yam is not quite yum, so farmers of Kalchini block in West Bengal’s Alipurduar district have begun planting these tubers to keep marauding elephants at bay.
Parimal Pal, a resident of Kismat-Jambeda village in Badhgora panchayat area, was cutting a tree at a nearby forest when he was trampled to death by the elephant.
Actors including Madhuri Dixit Nene, Raveena Tandon, Arjun Rampal and over a dozen others got together in running the campaign.