In IIT Palakkad, wild elephants broke through a compound wall.
After a struggle of nearly 15 hours, forest staff on Thursday rescued a wild elephant which had fallen into 60 feet deep open well near Marandahalli in Dharmapuri district.
Are elephants prone to corona infections like humans? To find out the truth, Rajasthan has started testing jumbos in Jaipur for coronavirus. The Pink City is home to over a hundred elephants who mostly live in the Hathi Gaon or Elephant Village close to the historic Amber Fort.
The passing away of the pregnant wild elephant in the Veliyar stream after crackers meant to snare wild animals exploded in its mouth has highlighted the lack of adequate field staff in the state forest department as well as the need to deploy enough informants along the forest fringes to provide timely alerts about illegal activities.
She suffered excruciating pain, but remained calm; died standing in Velliyar in Malappuram.
Forest officials and locals tried to drive away a herd of elephants into the forests by bursting crackers and chasing the herd with tractors.
Though the animal, which is believed to 15 to 18 years old, was tranquilised on Wednesday night, the department managed to move the animal into a lorry only on Thursday morning at 7.30 am.
Three elephants, Sandhya, 45, Indu, 35, and Jayanthi, 21 of the Elefriends101 Elephant Care facility were transferred to a Trichy centre following a court order.
After missing for almost two months, Delhi's lone elephant Lakshmi was found by the police on September 18.
World Elephant Day, an international event observed on August 12 since 2012, is dedicated to the preservation and protection of elephants.
In Tamil Nadu's Krishnagiri district, this elephant helped her baby to get out of a water tank!
After several arguments, Thechikottukavu Ramachandran did take part in the festivities in Thrissur. Watch!
A one-year-old baby elephant which fell in a well at Kuttambuzha panchayat, Ernakulam district in Kerala was rescued and released in the wild by forest officers.