By Archiver
Wed, 10/10/2018 - 07:39

MUMBAI: An elephant that was part of a group hunting a man-eating tigress in western India ran astray overnight and trampled a woman to death, an official said Thursday.

The pachyderm

MUMBAI: An elephant that was part of a group hunting a man-eating tigress in western India ran astray overnight and trampled a woman to death, an official said Thursday.

The pachyderm was one of five elephants engaged in a search operation for a tigress that is suspected to have killed up to 13 people in Maharashtra state.

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By Archiver
Wed, 10/10/2018 - 09:13

In a covert operation in Krishnagiri and Dharmapuri districts of Tamil Nadu, the Mahalakshmi Layout police on Wednesday busted an ivory smuggling racket and arrested a gang of five men led by Khader Basha, who is believed to be a functionary of the DMK party. The six men are suspected of poaching elephants and other wildlife in Tamil Nadu and selling products, like tusks, in Karnataka. The police seized 12 tusks from the gang.

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By Archiver
Wed, 10/10/2018 - 10:49

In yet another case of people bypassing their personal safety just to get a glamorous selfie, a man in Kerala got soundly whacked by an elephant in his bid to take a photograph with the pachyderm.

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By Archiver
Wed, 10/10/2018 - 14:45

The Forest department is mulling the idea of setting up a rescue centre in south Bengal for recalcitrant elephants which regularly depredate villages in Bankura and West Midnapore districts.

“We have a plan to set up a rescue centre somewhere in Bankura. DFO,Bankura has been asked to identify an area in the forest for this,” said Chief Wildlife Warden S B Mondol.

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By Archiver
Wed, 10/10/2018 - 16:54

A Film By Jasoprakas.

 

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