By Naturenomics Team
Sun, 09/11/2016 - 08:27

Two people, including a woman, were killed in separate incidents of elephant attack in Chhattisgarh's Jaspur district.

A 45-year-old tribal woman, Sukuwari Munda, was trampled to death by a herd of wild elephants on Sunday while a 62-year-old villager Shrikamal Manjhi was killed by the pachyderm on Saturday, Jashpur division forest officer (DFO) CS Tiwari said.

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By Naturenomics Team
Sat, 09/17/2016 - 04:04

The city-based environmentalists on Friday decided to study elephant movements in the district, saying having a clear picture of the number of wild elephants, types and movement was critical in finding ways to conserve them. This, they said, will be done by setting up camera traps, more watch towers and tree huts.

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By Archiver
Sat, 10/13/2018 - 14:09

An elephant who will be shot if he doesn’t stop destroying crops is to be moved 300 miles away because he keeps returning to the reserve he’s lived in for 45 years despite being relocated.

Six-and-a-half tonne bull elephant Riff Raff has been branded a nuisance by villagers, who threatened to kill him after he repeatedly trampled fences to feast on their farmland.

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By Naturenomics Team
Sun, 09/11/2016 - 08:35

In yet another incident of wild elephants getting electrocuted in the forest fringes of Wayanad, a 25-year-old male elephant was killed after it came into contact with a electric line at Karaputhadi under Muthanga forest range of Wayanad Wildlife Sanctuary (WWS) on Wednesday.

The tusker got electrocuted when it pushed down a coconut tree over the three-phase power line of the KSEB. The incident took place at a private land located 200 metres away from the forest boundary.

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By Naturenomics Team
Sat, 09/17/2016 - 04:13

A lone tusker which was declared rogue by the Forest department was was brought down at Beliatore forests of Bankura district on Sunday after efforts to capture and tranquilize it failed.

This is the second time in less than a month the foresters have hunted down an elephant.

The lone tusker which was identified by us (Forest department) as T8 was declared rogue in February 2016 after it killed four and injured two,” Chief Wildlife Warden of West Bengal Pradip Vyas told The Hindu.

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