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Tag: Elephant Death In Odisha

Over 400 Elephants Killed In Odisha In Last Five Years
Over 400 Elephants Killed In Odisha In Last Five Years

While different accidents claimed the lives of as many as 162 pachyderms, electrocution led to the death of another 54 elephants. It was followed by train hits which claimed the lives of 14 elephants

Mother Bear, Cub Run Over In Odisha

Sambalpur: Barely five days after a tusker was killed after being run over by a train in Sambalpur division, a female bear and its cub were killed in an accident on Podabalanda-Badmal road under Rairakhol forest division in the district in on Saturday. As per reports, the mother bear and its cub were crossing the […]

246 Elephants Died In Odisha In 3 Years: Minister Bikram Keshari Arukh

Bhubaneswar: As many as 246 elephants died in Odisha due to various reasons in the last three years, the Odisha government informed the Assembly on Tuesday. In a written reply, Forest and Environment Minister Bikram Keshari Arukh said that 246 elephants had died between 2016-17 and 2018-19 due to accidental electrocution, disease, accidents involving trains […]

Elephant Carcass Found In Odisha, Death Due To Electrocution Suspected

Angul: The carcass of an elephant was found near a forest in Laxmipur village under Handapa forest range in Angul district on Monday. The elephant is believed to be around 10 years old. While it is suspected that the elephant might have died after getting trapped in electricity wires laid by poachers to capture wild […]

Ailing female jumbo dies in Deogarh

Deogarh: A sick female elephant died while undergoing treatment at Hiran village in Kansan under Deogarh forest division on Sunday morning. The ailing jumbo was undergoing treatment for over a month. According to reports, the pachyderm along with her calf had strayed into Hiran village from nearby Khalasuni reserved forest on April 6. On spotting […]

Elephant carcasses in Balasore trigger anthrax fear

Balasore: Forest officials on Tuesday found carcasses of two female elephants in Kuldiha Wildlife Sanctuary in the district. The death of the two elephants is suspected to be caused by anthrax. The carcasses were reportedly found within a distance of about 200m in the sanctuary following which the forest department officials informed their higher-ups. Later, […]

Female elephant killed after being hit by train

Keonjhar: In a tragic incident, a female elephant was killed after being hit by a train near Ramachandrapur under Sadar forest range of Keonjhar district Wednesday night. According to reports, the incident occurred at around 10.30 pm when a herd of ten elephants was crossing the railway tracks and the goods train coming from Joda […]

Crime Branch probe ordered into Dhenkanal elephant deaths

Bhubaneswar/Dhenkanal: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Sunday ordered a Crime Branch probe into the death of seven elephants due to electrocution near Kamalanga village under Sadar range in Dhenkanal district late on Friday night. Expressing deep concern over the incident, the CM further ordered the concerned authorities to take appropriate action in case of any […]