Elephant carcass found in Tarsingi forest
The female elephant was suspected to have died a natural death three or four days ago, forest officials said.
"We think the elephant died in natural way," divisional forest officer, Ghumusara (south) B B Behera, said.
A herd of elephants consisting of around 15 to 20 elephants were roaming in the area for last several days.
Last month a two-month-old elephant calf was found dead at Pochulundi area in Muzagada jungle in the same forest division.