CM Stalin honours 'The Elephant Whisperers' stars Bellie and Bomman

TN CM Stalin felicitated the protagonists of the Oscar-winning documentary The Elephant whisperers, Bomman and Bellie. Stalin wished the couple well and presented them with a cheque of ₹1 lakh each. Netflix documentary 'The Elephant Whisperers' won an Oscar in the Best Documentary Short Film category.

published on : 15th March 2023

Oscars 2023: ‘The Elephant Whisperers’ wins Best Documentary Short Film

One of India’s official entries to the Oscars this year, ‘The Elephant Whisperers’, has won the award for Best Documentary Short Film at the Oscars 2023. The film has been made by Kartiki Gonsalves and Guneet Monga. Besides this, ‘Haulout’, ‘The Martha Mitchell Effect’, ‘Stranger at the Gate’, and ‘How Do You Measure a Year’ were also nominated in the category.

published on : 13th March 2023

Sad day for Puducherry as temple elephant "Lakshmi" bids farewell

Puducherry Manakula Vinayakar temple's famous elephant "Lakshmi" died of sudden cardiac arrest. CCTV footage shows the 32-year-old jumbo falling down suddenly during her regular morning walk. With the news of the elephant's demise spreading through social media, people across the union territory gathered to pay homage.

published on : 30th November 2022

Kerala: Wild Elephants break compound wall of IIT Palakkad

In IIT Palakkad, wild elephants broke through a compound wall.

published on : 21st September 2021

After 15 hours, female elephant rescued from open well in Tamil Nadu

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. 

published on : 20th November 2020

Are elephants prone to coronavirus? Rajasthan tests jumbos to find out

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.

published on : 14th June 2020

Pregnant elephant that collapsed in the water in Kerala was injured a fortnight ago!

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.

published on : 6th June 2020

WATCH: Pineapple filled with firecrackers kills pregnant elephant in Kerala

She suffered excruciating pain, but remained calm; died standing in Velliyar in Malappuram.

published on : 3rd June 2020

Wild elephant electrocuted to death in Andhra Pradesh

Forest officials and locals tried to drive away a herd of elephants into the forests by bursting crackers and chasing the herd with tractors.

published on : 21st January 2020

TN killer elephant finally tranquilised, moved to camp

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.

published on : 14th November 2019

'Beaten, pushed from the home they love', three elephants head to Trichy

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.

published on : 27th September 2019

Delhi's lone missing elephant Lakshmi found after 2 Months, mahout arrested

After missing for almost two months, Delhi's lone elephant Lakshmi was found by the police on September 18.

published on : 18th September 2019

Saluting the jumbos, Odisha's Nandankanan observes World Elephant Day

World Elephant Day, an international event observed on August 12 since 2012, is dedicated to the preservation and protection of elephants.

published on : 12th August 2019

WATCH: Mother elephant helps calf to get out of water tank

In Tamil Nadu's Krishnagiri district, this elephant helped her baby to get out of a water tank!

published on : 6th August 2019

WATCH | Kerala's tallest elephant takes part in Thrissur pooram

After several arguments, Thechikottukavu Ramachandran did take part in the festivities in Thrissur. Watch!

published on : 12th May 2019

Baby elephant rescued from well in Kerala

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.

published on : 7th March 2019

Jumbo calf rescued after three hours of struggle

A baby elephant was rescued from a well near Puliyangudi after a 3.5 hours struggle by the forest department personnel and the locals.  

published on : 23rd January 2019

Killer jumbo captured & relocated in Coimbatore

A 30-year-old wild jumbo, locally called as ‘Vinayaka’, was captured and relocated to Mudumalai forest range in Coimbatore.

published on : 19th December 2018
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