Tusker

Tusker 'Shankar' that killed three in Tamil Nadu's Gudalur ready to chase wild elephants away

If all goes well, 35-year-old Shankar, a tusker which was captured after it killed three humans in Gudalur, would soon turn a kumki and be chasing wild elephants away.

published on : 21st January 2022

TN forest dept builds Zambian style 'chilly fences' to block wild tusker Rivaldo from entering Vazhaithottam village

Local resident Nigel Otter from Indian Project for Animals and Nature has proposed this idea to the forest department to control the movement of Rivaldo.

published on : 8th August 2021

Tusker Rivaldo back in Masinagudi, forest dept rules out putting him in kraal

Chief Wildlife Warden Shekhar Kumar Niraj confirmed that Rivaldo has moved very fast and Sigur plateau is part of his home range

published on : 3rd August 2021

Operation to fix radio collar on jumbo halted

Forest Department has suspended operations to fix a radio collar on the tusker ‘Bahubali’ reportedly because the animal seems stressed.

published on : 29th June 2021