wild elephant

Wild tusker inflicts damage in Odisha's Jajpur

A wild tusker strayed into some villages under Sukinda block, creating panic among locals for the past three days.

published on : 18th December 2021

Harassed by locals, wild elephant wreaks havoc

A wild elephant wreaked havoc on the fringes of Nagarahole Tiger Reserve as it went on the prowl in and around the Gurupura Tibetan camp in Hunsur taluk on Monday.

published on : 7th December 2021

1,160 jumbos died due to mishaps in 10 yrs, reveals RTI reply

K Muthamizh Selvan, Scientist 'D' (Project Elephant), Union Ministry of Environment, Forests & Climate Change, gave these details in his reply to an RTI query filed by Tenkasi based RTI activist R Pandiraja.

published on : 3rd December 2021

1160 wild elephants die due to train hit and electrocution etc across the country in ten years: RTI

The numbers have seen light after Tenkasi-based RTI activist R Pandiraja had filed an RTI query over the deaths of wild elephants before the Ministry of Environment and Forests.

published on : 2nd December 2021

Hole in the wall: Jumbo’s display of brain and brawn shocks residents of Padanthorai in Nilgiris

Usually, wild elephants damage the entire house in order to get a taste of rice. However, this makhna elephant has outsmarted the rest.

published on : 23rd November 2021

Elephant Rivaldo’s survival in wild lays doubts and fears to rest

“Earlier, many doubts arose over Rivaldo’s future when he was released back into the wild. Questions were also raised about whether he could survive without being fed by humans.

published on : 29th October 2021

Raiding wild jumbo creates scare 

A wild elephant which entered human habitats in Payyatukad and Kottampatti near Kanjikode spread fear and anxiety among the locals on Saturday.   

published on : 10th October 2021

Wild jumbos tortured on IIT Palakkad campus

 A Screamingand chasing crowd, deafening sound of crackers and an unknown terrain.

published on : 21st September 2021

Coimbatore: Burning of chilli to keep wild elephants at bay

Officials hope the pungent smell will deter elephants from entering human habitation.

published on : 7th September 2021

Tusk of wild elephant recovered from Anamalai Tiger Reserve

 Officials of Anamalai Tiger Reserve (ATR) on Thursday recovered a tusk believed to be that of a wild elephant which died last week.

published on : 3rd September 2021

Wild elephants being chased into forest: Minister

“Various steps are being taken to trace wild elephants and chase them away into the deep forest. Besides, drones have been used to monitor the movements of the wild animals.” 

published on : 27th August 2021

Elephants liking paddy will lead to more conflicts: Wildlife experts on Chhattisgarh govt’s 'experimental' project

Wildlife experts have explicitly called the decision of the Chhattisgarh government's decision to use the surplus quantity of available paddy to feed the wild elephants “misconceived and inadvisable.”

published on : 10th August 2021

Locals wary as jumbo Vinayaga strays close to human habitat

Like Rivaldo, a radio collar was fixed on Vinayaga before it was released, but the animal managed to free itself and the forest department lost track of him.

published on : 9th August 2021

Rivaldo inches closer to human settlements

Kumkis deployed to prevent jumbo from entering Vazhaithottam

published on : 6th August 2021

Forest staff use crackers to chase wild elephants, destroy sugarcane field

A 2-acre sugarcane field was destroyed in a fire when forest department set off firecrackers to chase away wild elephants that tried to enter the field at 8.30 pm on Wednesday.

published on : 6th August 2021
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