wild elephant

Tourist teases elephant, fined Rs 10,000 in Tamil Nadu

Warning people not to disturb or tease wild animals, the forest department imposed penalty of Rs 10,000 on a tourist who tried to record a video with a wild elephant. 

published on : 13th May 2023

Six months after Madras HC verdict, horticulture farm at Kallar still blocks jumbo route

The 122 years old farm which was established in 1900, is spread over 21 acres and has a good number of subtropical fruit trees like litchi, mangosteen, durian and avocado besides plenty of nutmeg.

published on : 2nd April 2023

Elephants trample two elderly women to death in Odisha

Two elderly women were killed by wild elephants in a forest near Dudhurkot village within Balimi police limits here on Thursday.

published on : 31st March 2023

Tamil Nadu fixes deadline to get nod for solar fence 

To start with, farm owners will be required to register and obtain post-facto approval for solar fences erected to protect their crops from wild animals. 

published on : 11th March 2023

89 jumbos electrocuted in last 10 years in Tamil Nadu, RTI reveals 

Experts attribute problem to farmers using illegal DC energisers to power solar fences, blame forest dept for delay in issuing guidelines

published on : 8th March 2023

Operation to capture and shift ‘Karuppan’ to resume next week

“The lone tusker has been a constant threaten to the people living in Thalavadi, Hasanur and Jeerahalli forest ranges under the STR for the past few months.

published on : 8th March 2023

Wild elephant kills cow in TN's Palacode, farmers want it captured

Over the past few months, a 23-year-old tusker has been causing problems in forest areas around Palacode. Initially, the tusker was accompanied by a 22-year-old makhna.

published on : 2nd March 2023

Forest employees divert wild elephant into Mudumalai Tiger Reserve

“The elephant is 40 years old and has been living in the surroundings of Devarshola for the last four years.

published on : 27th January 2023

Kerala ministers visit wild elephant 'Dhoni' to cheer success of mission

Forest Minister A K Saseendran on Sunday congratulated the forest team that captured and caged the wild elephant PT 7.

published on : 23rd January 2023

Wild elephant evades capture, runs into forest

Besides damaging crop and property, the elephant is suspected to have killed two farmers, a forest department officer said.

published on : 14th January 2023

Wild elephant killed during capture mission by Kodagu forest department

The identified elephant is suspected to have been the same elephant that had killed a woman in the Atturu-Nalluru estate limits in 2020.

published on : 13th January 2023

Panic in Sulthan Bathery after wild jumbo enters town

Two kumki elephants have been brought to drive the stray jumbo back into the forest.

published on : 7th January 2023