elephant

Tusker Ambalappuzha Vijayakrishnan dies, activists allege ill-treatment

Tusker  Ambalappuzha Vijayakrishnan, owned by the Travancore Devaswom Board (TDB), died at the Sree Krishna Swami temple premises here on Thursday morning.

published on : 9th April 2021

Jumbo tramples woman to death in Wayanad

 A 47-year-old woman was trampled to death by a wild elephant under Chethayalam forest range in Wayanad on Friday morning.

published on : 3rd April 2021

Notorious jumbo that escaped from Karnataka elephant camp recaptured after a year

With the efforts of four other tamed male elephants -- Dhananjaya, Prashantha, Sugreeva and Lakshmana -- forest department staff and officials cornered Kusha near Meenukolli forest limits

published on : 30th March 2021

Guruvayur Valiya Kesavan dies at 51

A majestic tusker, Valiya Kesavan used to carry the idol of Lord Krishna during the Guruvayur temple festival for many years.

published on : 30th March 2021

Now, 4.5-km rail barricade to prevent jumbos straying into villages in Karnataka

The barricade will stop jumbos from entering villages adjacent to the forest and backwaters of Hemavathi reservoir in Hassan district. The forest department proposes to extend it to 34 km.

published on : 26th March 2021

Estate labourer killed in wild elephant attack in Karnataka's Kodagu

The villagers blamed the department for the death of the labourer and are demanding the immediate release of Rs 2 lakh as compensation.

published on : 25th March 2021

Kerala man killed in attack by wild elephant after going to collect honey in forest

While Rajan ran away and narrowly escaped from the attack, the jumbo caught hold of Rajesh and killed him

published on : 18th March 2021

Tusker hit by train dies, fifth jumbo death recorded in three months

The 25-year-old male elephant hit by train died without responding to treatment at Chadivayal in Boluvampatti Forest Range on Wednesday night.

published on : 18th March 2021

'Explain how protectors of nature can perpetrate destruction': Uttarakhand HC to Chief Wildlife Warden

The court asked this while hearing the public interest litigation filed by social activist Reenu Paul regarding denotification of Shivalik Elephant Reserve.

published on : 18th March 2021

Close shave: Chased by jumbos, safari driver makes quick getaway

Forest department officials said the driver waited around 10-15 minutes for the herd to pass.

published on : 16th March 2021

In a first, Kodagu launches project to reduce human-elephant conflict by using honey bees

The project has been launched for the first time in the country on an experimental basis by the Khadi and Village Industries Commission with support from the management of Ponnampet Forestry College.

published on : 15th March 2021

Wild elephant hit by Chennai bound train, getting treated in Solakkarai

The incident happened, when the animal was returning to forest after quenching it's thirst at Walayar river located on Tamil Nadu-Kerala border was hit by Chennai bound Trivandrum Express.

published on : 15th March 2021

Elephant sent back from Thekkampatti camp

The animal was hurriedly loaded on to a truck at 2.30 am on Thursday along with mahout Subramaniam and a team of veterinarians.

published on : 5th March 2021

Elephant death axe on forest ranger in Odisha

Das was found neglecting his duties which led to a high number of elephant deaths reported in last two years from 2019 to 2021. During 2019-20, two elephant deaths were reported in the range.

published on : 4th March 2021

Uttarakhand HC summons member secretary of State Wildlife Board over Shivalik Elephant reserve de-notification

The court also granted further 10 days time to the center as well as Uttarakhand State Biodiversity Board to file their responses in the matter. 

published on : 3rd March 2021
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