Elephant found dead near Belghar forest area

Phulbani: The carcass of an elephant was recovered from Sikaki forest near Belghar forest area in Kandhamal district today. The reason of the death is yet to be ascertained.

According to sources, the elephant carcass was found from Sikaki forest area. But interestingly, while the cause of death is yet to be ascertained, the Belghar Forest division has hastily buried the elephant carcass after conducting a post-mortem.

The Forest department officials said that the reason of death will be revealed after the post-mortem report is received.
Ranger of Belghar forest area, Manichandra Patra said “The Veterinary Surgeon conducted the post-mortem early in the morning. The post-mortem report will reveal the cause of death.”