Tag: Elephant

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Wild Tusker Spotted Within Human Habitation In Odisha's Baripada

A wild elephant was recently spotted within human habitation in Baripada city late on Thursday night, which triggered panic among locals. The animal reportedly wrecked havoc and even broke several kutcha houses in the area.

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  • Friday, 17 September 2021
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 […]

  • Friday, 30 July 2021
Panic grips Rajgangpur after elephant herd wreaks havoc

Sundergarh: Panic gripped residents of Rajgangpur sub-division after a herd of 17 elephants destroyed crops and houses in the area today. According to the villagers, the elephants strayed into areas including Sunakhandi, Bhaluduma, Bhikapada, Jaharumal, and Singhapadi during the night. A villager alleged that elephants destroyed an anganwadi centre in Bhaluduma. “Elephants broke the main […]

  • Thursday, 29 July 2021
Wild tusker strays into human settlement in Angul

Angul: Panic gripped local residents after a wild tusker strayed into a human settlement in Chhendipada block in district here on Saturday. A senior official of the forest department informed that the elephant might have strayed into the human settlement after being separated from the herd. A massive operation has been launched to drive back […]

  • Wednesday, 28 July 2021
Elephants swept away in Mahanadi River rescued

Cuttack:  After an eight-hour-long operation, forest officials were able to rescue five elephants that were swept away today near Mundali by floodwater in Mahanadi River. As per reports, a joint operation by the officials of Chandaka, Athagarh and Cuttack forest divisions was taken up to rescue the pachyderms. As the elephants were trapped between Mundali […]

  • Wednesday, 28 July 2021
Elephant tramples elderly man to death in Keonjhar

Keonjhar: Jumbo scare gripped the residents of Kalamang village in Koida range of the district after an elderly man was trampled to death by a wild elephant today. The deceased has been identified as Damodar Nayak of the village. As per reports, Nayak was returning home from the market in his bicycle when he was […]

  • Wednesday, 28 July 2021
Elephant herd goes amok in Baripada

Baripada: A herd of elephants wreaked havoc in Karanjia village here after it went on a rampage at the Biswa Bandhu residential school late on Monday night, destroying property and food items kept for school meals. Though no student has been injured in the incident, the walls and gates of the school have completely been […]

  • Wednesday, 28 July 2021
Jumbo attack victims await compensation in Balasore

Balasore: Nearly seven days after a herd of elephants damaged several acres of crops and destroyed two houses in Nilagiri area of Balasore, residents in the region are yet to get any compensation from the Forest Department. As per reports, Ujjwal Singh and Raju Singh were rendered homeless after the wild elephants destroyed their houses […]

  • Wednesday, 28 July 2021
Jumbo menace: Padampur farmers continue to suffer

Bargarh: The farmers in Padmapur are a distressed lot as wild elephants have been frequently straying into the farmlands and destroying crops. However, it is being alleged that the administration has turned a blind eye to the jumbo menace. The farmers alleged that the pachyderms have damaged crops in several acres of land in Dubulabahal, […]

  • Wednesday, 28 July 2021
Jumbo tramples woman to death in Jharsuguda

Jharsuguda/Cuttack: In yet another incident of man-animal conflict, a woman was trampled to death at Bhoimunda village under Brajrajnagar block in Jharsuguda today. According to sources, the pachyderm had entered the village today morning and attacked the victim killing her at the spot. On being informed about the incident, a team of forest officials and […]

  • Wednesday, 28 July 2021
OUAT team starts treatment of ailing tusker in Sambalpur

Sambalpur: A team of experts from Orissa University of Agriculture and Technology (OUAT) today started the treatment of an ailing  tusker at Padiabahal forest range in Sambalpur today. According to sources, the team led by Dr Indramani Nathm, Professor of Surgery department from OUAT conducted the treatment after tranquilising the tusker. As per reports, a […]

  • Wednesday, 28 July 2021
Body of elephant found in Athagarh forest range

Cuttack: Body of a 7-year-old female elephant was recovered near Sabar Taila village under Sukasan reserve of Athagarh forest range in the district  today. According to sources, some locals spotted the body of the elephant and later informed the forest officials. Though the exact reason behind the death of the elephant is yet to be […]

  • Wednesday, 28 July 2021
Baby elephant abandoned by herd rescued by villagers

Athagarh: A seven-month-old baby elephant abandoned by its herd was rescued from a canal by villagers of Nuagaon near Khuntuni today. A few villagers, who spotted the animal this morning, rescued it and carried the calf to the village on their shoulders. On being informed, forest officials rushed to the village and sent the baby […]

  • Wednesday, 28 July 2021
Man killed in elephant attack in Dhenkanal

Dhenkanal: In another incident of man-animal conflict in Odisha, a daily wage labourer was killed in elephant attack at Gengutia under Sadar police limits in Dhenkanal district on Saturday. The deceased identified as Sushant Behera of Gengutia village was on his way to Dhenkanal town along with two other co-workers when a pachyderm attacked the […]

  • Monday, 26 July 2021
Panic grips locals after elephant herd strays into village in Ganjam

  Ganjam: Panic gripped locals after a herd of elephants from Lakhari forest strayed into Kankarada village in Ganjam. According to sources, a herd of 5 elephants strayed into the village. The pachyderms are suspected to have entered the area in search of food. Officials of Digapahandi Range are still trying to chase off the […]

  • Monday, 26 July 2021