Elephants

Temple elephants of Madurai to frolic in pools soon

While the Meenakshi Amman Temple is building a swimming pool for Parvati, the elephant maintained by the temple, Kallazhagar Temple's Sundaravalli will soon take a stroll around the mango groove. 

published on : 5th July 2022

Siren system to alert traffic about elephant movement on NH-55

The devices can detect elephants approaching the NH through an infrared sensor system. As soon as an elephant is detected, a red light will turn on and the siren will go off alerting traffic.

published on : 28th June 2022

Bullet injury led to death of tusker: Autopsy report

Elephant’s multiple organ failure caused by infection of the wound

published on : 24th June 2022

Meet CR Lejumol - boss of 44 Guruvayur elephants

An Ardent devotee of Lord Sree Krishna of Guruvayur, C R Lejumol is not scared of the temple’s elephants.

published on : 23rd June 2022

AI-based surveillance to stop jumbo deaths in Coimbatore

Based on the success, it will be implemented in other forest ranges in the division.  

published on : 23rd June 2022

Odisha: Two more sick elephants in Sambalpur to get treated 

Two doctors have been called from Angul Division, who will arrive with their teams on Sunday and the tuskers will be tranquillized and treated soon, said a forest official. 

published on : 19th June 2022

From 102, Odisha's Rayagada district now has only eight elephants

Until the 1970s, large  herds of elephants were frequently seen moving in Chandrapur, Muniguda, Bissamcuttack and Gudari areas.

published on : 15th June 2022

To alert travellers on wild jumbos, forest dept makes ‘smart’ move

LED screens installed near Thumboormuzhi, artificial intelligence-aided cameras in forests 

published on : 8th June 2022

Scrap 27 new  engineers’ posts, BWSSB ex-staff urges CM Bommai

R Ramanna, former president, BWSSB Employees’ Association, told TNIE, “The post of engineer-in-chief is presently vacant.

published on : 6th June 2022

Wild jumbo, ‘kumki’ fight it out at campsite

The kumki elephants were brought to tame the wild tusker after it allegedly killed a 46-year-old tea stall owner in an accidental encounter at Aarattuparai within the forest range last week.

published on : 5th June 2022

Wild elephant scare galvanises Gudalur

Forest dept installing early warning systems; kumki elephants to guard residential areas 

published on : 31st May 2022

Dharmapuri: Farmers seek help as elephants wreak havoc in agri fields

Residents of Karimangalam urged the Forest department to increase vigil in the area and protect the agricultural fields from wild elephants.

published on : 31st May 2022

Mission incomplete: Jumbos Chinnathambi, Kaleem sent back to Topslip

Residents alleged that the kumkis were brought just as an eye-washer and no chasing activities were done.

published on : 21st May 2022

Odisha: Three jumbos seriously injured after being hit by train

Three elephants were seriously injured after being hit by a train near Joda on Thursday evening.

published on : 20th May 2022

Thrissur Pooram: 42 veterinary officers to examine fitness of participating elephants

A team of 42 veterinary officers will be on duty to examine fitness of elephants participating in Thrissur Pooram.

published on : 10th May 2022
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