elephant

Elephant with herpes virus dies after falling into pit in Odisha

Reason behind the animal’s death can be ascertained only after receipt of autopsy report.

published on : 15th November 2019

Killer jumbo Arisiraja's reign of terror ends, tranquilised by TN forest officials

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

Jumbo worry for farmers ahead of paddy purchase in Odisha

This time, the extent of elephant incidence has been higher than previous years due to which farmers are worried about the safety of their crops ahead of procurement.

published on : 14th November 2019

Capturing wild elephant accused of claiming four lives gets difficult in Tamil Nadu

However, rains intervened and the tusker travelled to the Gopalsamy hillock, a few kilometres away from Arthanaripalayam near Pollachi.

published on : 13th November 2019

Ornithologist Salim Ali’s tryst with fighting elephants in Karnataka

Retired forest officer SG Neginhal recalls his moments with the legendary ornithologist.

published on : 13th November 2019

In Zimbabwe, 200 elephants have died amid drought

He says animals including giraffe, buffalo and impala are also dying and the situation can improve only after rains return.

published on : 12th November 2019

Capturing wild Kumki elephant at Arthanaripalayam delayed due to rains

An 80-member team, led by Anamalai Tiger Reserve (ATR) Deputy Director A S Marimuthu and Coimbatore District Forest Officer D Venkatesh, are on the ground to trap the elephant with enticing food.  

published on : 12th November 2019

Assam MLA helps capture killer elephant

The jumbo had unleashed a reign of terror, killing five people in Lower Assam’s Goalpara district last month.

published on : 11th November 2019

A Mammoth Problem

The 40-odd villages under Shencottai and Kadayanallur taluks are prone to elephants straying into residential areas owing to its proximity to the Western Ghats

published on : 11th November 2019

Tusker that killed man to be captured, kumkis called in

Large number of villagers gathered to stage a protest and demanded that the jumbo be captured immediately.

published on : 11th November 2019

Panel formed to ensure jumbos turn up at Bihar's famous Sonepur fair

In 2018, only one elephant arrived at the fair, which was once famous for the arrival of a huge number of jumbos to bathe with a sea of humanity at the confluence of the Ganga and Gandak.

published on : 6th November 2019

Karnataka HC raps state over health of jumbos in camps

The court asked the state government to file the statement about the manner in which it plans to implement the recommendations, by November 21, 2019, the next date of hearing.

published on : 6th November 2019

Assam: Forest officials keep killer jumbo under observation

There was no news of the jumbo after that incident until a drone traced it at a forested area along Assam-Meghalaya border on Friday.

published on : 2nd November 2019

Tusker captured after gruelling operation near Bandipur

Officials have a tough time as thousands gather to take photos of jumbo on phones

published on : 25th October 2019

Wild jumbo last seen near Hangala

However, the forest personnel, who have been ordered to capture and shift the elephant to a camp, have continued to keep vigil.

published on : 24th October 2019
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