Wild elephants

Coimbatore: Forest officials profiling wild elephants

For the first time, the forest officials are profiling male wild elephants that frequently enter human habitations and raid crops in Coimbatore

published on : 24th September 2020

Crop-raiding elephants chased away near Devarayapuram

Around 9 pm, the elephants entered a brick kiln, and the forest staff managed to chase them away into Adhinarayanan temple forest area near Devarayapuram only around 2.30 am on Tuesday.

published on : 23rd September 2020

‘Elephants camping in Pethikuttai monitored’

The health of wild elephants, including a herd of 22 elephants, are regularly being monitored by the frontline staff at Pethikuttai reserve forest of Sirumugai forest range.

published on : 22nd September 2020

Wild tusker spotted on NH-18, Baripada residents panic

On getting the information, forest officials blocked vehicular movement on the highway from Kuchei chowk to Palabani chowk for about an hour.

published on : 25th August 2020

Munnar estate worker killed in elephant attack 

There were grievous injuries on the victim's head and face but there were no signs of trampling. 

published on : 12th August 2020

Nine IFS officers shunted out over elephants' death in Chhattisgarh

The death of six jumbos in just 10 days led the wildlife activists began raising questions over the alleged negligence shown by the state forest department.

published on : 20th June 2020

Wild elephants in Kerala a luckier lot compared to captive ones

The death of as many as 533 wild elephants, including natural and unnatural deaths, was reported in the past five years in the forests of Kerala, which have around 6,000 elephants.

published on : 6th June 2020

Wild elephants create problem for 5 hours

Over ten elephants from Jeerahalli forest stopped by at Mallankuzhi pond to drink water. This drew the attention of the local people and some of them threw stones at the animals.

published on : 19th December 2019