Elephant

Lone tusker, herd wander on Bengaluru suburbs, keep forest officials on their toes

All through the day, the teams kept a close watch on the wandering animals and tried to drive them closer to forest areas.

published on : 30th July 2021

Wild elephant electrocuted in Kodagu, fourth unnatural death of jumbo in district this month

Chandru, a resident of Hosakadu, is said to have installed an electric fence across his farmland to protect the crops from wild animals. However, it was installed with an illegal connection.

published on : 29th July 2021

How about an outing for jumbos for a change?

Captive elephants, too, need an outing. And that’s what the authorities of the Konni Elephant Camp are planning.

published on : 28th July 2021

Elephant calf stuck inside septic tank rescued by forest department in Karnataka

The Mathigodu Camp elephant Kunthi was called in for the rescue mission. A rope was tied around the neck of the calf and it was pulled out by Kunthi.

published on : 27th July 2021

Two days after elephant’s death, forest dept conducts autopsy

After two days of waiting, postmortem was performed on the calf elephant, which died in a swamp, on Monday.

published on : 27th July 2021

Grieving jumbos guard carcass of calf in Tamil Nadu

Sources said that since Saturday night, as many as ten elephants joined the two cow elephants near the Gudalur Thaluk Muslim Orphanage located between Gudalur to Sulthan Bathery road. 

published on : 26th July 2021

Poachers rig plantation, electrocute elephant in Odisha's Dhenkanal

The carcass of the eight-year-old female elephant was found on private land in Kantamila village under the Hindol range.

published on : 25th July 2021

Jumbo rehab centre’s battle with herpes continues

A 5-yr-old calf shows fluctuating temperature, other calves isolated

published on : 24th July 2021

Caught in gunfight between smugglers and forest guards, elephant killed in Dehing Patkai National Park

The patrolling staff visited the spot the next day, Tuesday, and detected a carcass of a female elephant, aged about 18, they said.

published on : 22nd July 2021

TN forest dept fast-tracks jumbo Rivaldo's rehabilitation, to directly release it into wild

Forest officials told The New Indian Express that anti-poaching staff, anti-depredation squads and kumki elephants will all be guarding Rivaldo, who will be fitted with a GPS-enabled radio collar

published on : 21st July 2021

Wild tusker dies of heart attack in Karnataka's Kodagu district

The postmortem was conducted by veterinary doctor Dr Chittiyappa who confirmed that the elephant might have suffered a heart attack.

published on : 21st July 2021

Lone tuskers more likely to enter human habitat, raid crops

The study was part of an intensive elephant conflict monitoring system to assess, understand and develop site-specific and season-specific conflict mitigation strategy.

published on : 20th July 2021

Two jumbo carcasses found in Odisha's Keonjhar

PCCF (Wildlife) Shashi Paul said the exact cause of the deaths can only be ascertained after examining the samples.

published on : 20th July 2021

In a first, Tamil Nadu forest department decides to release jumbo Rivaldo back in the wild

The decision was taken after veterinarians and ecologists found that the trunk injury, which Rivaldo was carrying for nearly a decade, became a permanent disability and he has learnt to live with it

published on : 17th July 2021

Killer jumbo, owned by ex-Assam MLA, seized by police

The police handed the adult female jumbo named Dulumoni and its eight-month-old calf Lakhimi to the Kaziranga National Park authority after registering a case.

published on : 15th July 2021
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