Elephant dies in Berhampur

Berhampur: Forest officials seized the carcass of an adult elephant from a forest near Makaraplli village in Buguda forest range in Ganjam district. The elephant, aged around 30 years, was suspected to have died due to old age, Divisional Forest Officer Ghumusara (South) R.Ch. Sethi said on Monday.

Post-mortem was conducted to ascertain the exact cause of death, the DFO said.

The two tusks recovered from the pachyderm would be measured after processing, he said.