Elephant death

Jumbo dies in Tamil Nadu after coming in contact with electric fence, hunt on for farmer

This is the first wild elephant death due to electrocution this year and the second within three months in Coimbatore forest division

published on : 5th January 2021

IIT Professor’s answer to jumbo deaths in train collision

An Odia professor’s innovation may turn out to be a solution to the country’s rising elephant deaths due to train collision.

published on : 3rd January 2021

65-year-old killed by elephant in Chhattisgarh; fourth death in one week 

Budhram Singh Gond was attacked by the tusker at around 1:30 am when he was asleep in his hut in Ghutra Para village under Katghora forest division, he said.

published on : 14th December 2020

With no underpass, elephant walks into its death in Odisha's Sambalpur

Besides, the railway officials are also reluctant to slow down the speed of trains on the entire stretch to avoid delay in schedule of other trains, the forest officials said.

published on : 7th December 2020

TN: Krishnagiri farmer held for killing elephant 

The jumbo was part of a herd of elephants from Bannerghatta in Karnataka that had ventured into the Jawlagiri forest range on Monday.

published on : 4th November 2020

Jumbo dies with calf by side in Odisha

Satkosia DFO Rama Samy said a forest patrolling team had found the elephant lying with a calf by her side early on Sunday morning.

published on : 3rd November 2020

Assam forest department ‘seizes’ elephant killer locomotive

An elephant was mowed down and her calf was dragged for one kilometre by the engine of a goods train in a reserve forest on September 27.

published on : 20th October 2020

Madras HC asks TN to explain how it handles wild elephants entering from other state forests

The high court passed the order on a petition which alleged that the Tamil Nadu forest staff recently chased an injured elephant into Kerala forests.

published on : 9th October 2020

Green tribunal slams TN electricity board for rising elephant deaths due to electrocution

A total of 461 elephant deaths were reported across the country due to electrocution from 2009 to 2017, of which 50 were in Tamil Nadu

published on : 8th October 2020

Another elephant electrocuted in Chhattisgarh; third death in 6 days

In the last four months, 11 elephants have died in separate districts of the state due to various causes, including electrocution.

published on : 28th September 2020

Railway inspection vehicle mows down elephant in Jharkhand

The incident took place in the core area of the elephant reserve in Saranda forest, its Divisional Forest Officer Rajnish Kumar said.

published on : 18th September 2020

Elephant killed in fight with another tusker in Tamil Nadu's Valparai forest range

This is the third wild elephant death reported within the Pollachi division of the Anamalai Tiger Reserve this year

published on : 8th September 2020

Lockdown woes: Four elephants in Jaipur's famed Hathi Gaon die in six months

The Elephant Village shrouded in sadness after a female jumbo named Rani lost her life on Thursday night.

published on : 5th September 2020

National Green Tribunal seeks detailed report on rising elephant deaths in Tamil Nadu

When the matter came up for hearing, SV Vijaya Prasanth, Special Government Pleader, submitted that the government was already taking steps to mitigate the problem

published on : 27th August 2020

Elephant samples to be sent to Chennai in ice packs

Forest Department officials for the first time have decided to send samples of she elephant that died on Monday by placing them in ice packs to the Tamil Nadu Veterinary and Animal Sciences University

published on : 12th August 2020
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