elephants

1,600 elephants in Bandipur, finds internal survey 

 Over 1,600 elephants are wandering in and around Bandipur Tiger Reserve (BTR), as per an internal survey conducted by forest officials of the reserve.

published on : 19th September 2020

Warsaw zoo tests effect of hemp oil on elephants' stress

The zoo’s experts thought it made sense to see if could also help their animals, including giraffes, rhinos and polar bears.

published on : 29th August 2020

Vertical barriers turn dangerous for elephants in southern states

Vertical   barriers are making life hell for elephants, especially calves, when they cross roads and highways in Karnataka, Tamil Nadu and Kerala.

published on : 4th July 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

Use of elephants to pull chariots opposed

The practice was stopped after an elephant named Gangaram went berserk and trampled a devotee.

published on : 16th June 2020

Poachers laid live wire trap to kill elephants

It is suspected that the elephant was electrocuted in the trap laid for poaching boar.

published on : 16th June 2020

Are elephants prone to coronavirus? Rajasthan tests jumbos to find out

The three-day annual testing of the elephants concluded on Saturday on the outskirts of Jaipur, which is home to more than 110 elephants.

published on : 13th June 2020

WATCH | Tweeple to 'take lesson' from elephants to crossroads

IFS officer Parveen Kaswan shared the visuals of an elephant herd passing through a forest stretch on a foggy morning.

published on : 2nd February 2020

Speeding train mows down two elephants in Assam

The Lumding division of the NFR has several elephant corridors but official sources said the location of Friday’s incident was not an elephant corridor.

published on : 25th January 2020
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