A wild elephant trampled a man to death at Kalavapalle in Palamaneru mandal of Chittoor district late Tuesday night.
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.
Jumbo deaths: Bacterial disease spread from cattle, suspects Central team visiting Karlapat wildlife sanctuary
They are assuming that the infection might have spread from bovine to elephants after they came to know about the death of cattle due to HS.
Central team finds jumbo calf carcass in Odisha's Karlapat wildlife sanctuary, cattle deaths reported
The three-member Central team stumbled upon the decomposed carcass of an elephant calf near Ghusurigudi stream in Karlapat wildlife sanctuary on Saturday.
Forest officials are taking help of drones for effective tracking of the elephants to prevent them from approaching the infected site.
Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik was informed at the meeting that two more herds of elephants have been spotted in the region.
Forest officials blamed the loco pilot and said that though railways was intimated about the movement of an elephant herd, the train was running at a high speed when it hit the elephants.
Forest officials arrested 36-year-old S Prasath, who allegedly hurled the burning cloths, and one of the property owners, 28-year-old M Raymond Dean of Mavanallah.
This is the first wild elephant death due to electrocution this year and the second within three months in Coimbatore forest division
An Odia professor’s innovation may turn out to be a solution to the country’s rising elephant deaths due to train collision.
Budhram Singh Gond was attacked by the tusker at around 1:30 am when he was asleep in his hut in Ghutra Para village under Katghora forest division, he said.
Besides, the railway officials are also reluctant to slow down the speed of trains on the entire stretch to avoid delay in schedule of other trains, the forest officials said.
Scorcher of a summer continues to wreak havoc in the forests of Tamil Nadu, with one more wild elephant death reported in Sembukkarai region on Thursday.