Tag: Carcass

Carcass Of 3-Year-Old Elephant Recovered In Odisha

Deogarh: The carcass of a three-year-old elephant was recovered by the Forest department officials from Baradanali village under Riamal range of Deogarh forest division today. As per reports, one Fakir Nayak of Baradanali village spotted the elephant calf lying dead in his backyard near the cowshed and informed the Forest department. Subsequently, the forester and […]

Carcass of 30-ft-long whale found in Odisha's Kendrapara

Kendrapara: Carcass of nearly a 30-ft-long whale was found near Ahirajpur under Bhitarkanika National Park of Kendrapara district today. It is suspected that the whale might have washed up on Baitarini river mouth into the mangroves in Abhirajpur. The news of discovery of a whale carcass spread like wildfire and people from several nearby villages […]

Debrigarh Leopard Death: 3 persons arrested by Forest department

Bargarh: The Forest department has arrested 3 persons in connection with the death of a leopard whose decomposed carcass was recovered from Damodarpada forest under Bhatli Forest Range in October. The officials have also seized leopard’s claws from the possession of the arrested persons, who could be a part of a poaching racket from outside […]

Carcass of 'Royal Bengal Tiger' found in Bargarh forest

Bargarh: A carcass suspected to be that of a Royal Bengal tiger was recovered at Damodarpada jungle near Khajuria village under Bhatli Forest Range on Sunday. Sources said, the big cat might have been killed by poachers as the nails and teeth were missing while its head was also found to be detached from the […]

Tusker found dead in Prabhasuni Reserve Forest

Deogarh: Forest officials recovered a headless carcass of an elephant from Prabhasuni Reserve Forest near Niranjanhuli village in the district today morning. The elephant has been identified as a male tusker aged about 25 years. As per reports, some locals spotted the elephant body lying inside the forest and informed the officials. Deogarh Forest Range […]

Blackbuck found dead in Ganjam

Berhampur: A fortnight after the carcass of a blackbuck was found in Bhetanai area of Ganjam district the only place in Odisha where these endangered species are found, another carcass of the endangered species has been recovered from the same place. Divisional Forest Officer, Ghumusar South, B K Acharya today said the carcass of the […]

2 jumbos dead in Jharsuguda

Jharsuguda: Two elephants including a calf died in separate incidents near Teladihi village under Bagadihi range in Jharsuguda district late last night. While one jumbo was killed after coming in contact with an 11-KV electric wire near the Teladihi check gate, the baby elephant, around six months old, fell into a pit and died just […]

Tusker carcass found in paddy field in Cuttack

Cuttack: The carcass of a tusker was found in a paddy field at Paikerapur village under Khuntuni forest range in Cuttack district today. According to sources, some locals spotted the carcass of the tusker in a paddy field near Paikorapur and informed the forest officials about it. Getting information, forest officials rushed to the spot […]

Dead whale shark washes ashore at Puri beach

Puri: Forest officials today recovered the carcass of a 16-ft long whale shark which washed ashore near Light House here drawing crowd in huge numbers. Many were amused to see the carcass and were busy taking photographs before forest officials reached the spot. The length of the schedule-1 marine creature is around 16 ft and […]

Elephant calf found dead in Balasore

Balasore: The body of a baby elephant was found near Balianala Beathouse under Kuldiha forest division of Balasore district on Thursday morning. According to sources, the villagers spotted the carcass near a canal and informed the forest officials, who rushed to the spot and started investigation. The officials recovered the carcass infected with insects and […]

2nd time in 45 days; another whale carcass found on Puri beach

Puri: Barely one and half months after, another carcass of a whale measuring around32 feet long was found washed ashore on Puri beach on Monday. Heavy crowd was witnessed near Panth Niwas to see the dead sea mammal. It is suspected the mammal died after being hit by ship or vessel in the deep sea […]

Hyena lynched; Forest dept to take action against villagers

Balipatna: The Forest department is all set to take action against the villagers who lynched a stray hyena on the outskirts of the village a week ago on December 27. The department has decided to take action after it received the video footage of the gory and inhuman act. According to reports, people of Ambadihi […]

Dolphin carcass found on Puri beach

Puri: The carcass of a rare bottlenose dolphin was found on Puri beach on Saturday. According to sources, the carcass was found near Digabareni ghat on the beach. It was spotted by visitors who alerted the forest officials. Being informed about the incident, officials of Puri forest division rushed to the spot and seized the […]

Another whale carcass found at Mangala river mouth

Puri: Close on the heels of a series of such incidents across the Indian coast, including the Odisha coast, another giant dead whale was washed ashore at Mangala River mouth here on Tuesday morning.