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Topic result for odisha-elephant-deaths

70% electrocution deaths are traps by poachers
Odisha No 2 In Jumbo Electrocution deaths, 70% Are Traps By Poachers

As per the Odisha Forest Minister's data laid in State Assembly, the majority of the jumbo electrocution deaths have been attributed to live wire traps set up by poachers, though nearly 25-30 percent of deaths were also blamed on the discoms

Elephant deaths in Nandankanan Zoo are unusual: CZA

Bhubaneswar: A couple of days after the Nandankanan Zoological Park authorities wrote to the Central Zoo Authority (CZA) requesting a protocol on the herpes virus, officials of the CZA visited the zoo on Wednesday to investigate the reason behind the death of four elephants in quick succession. After visiting the zoo, chief of national herpes […]

Herpes Virus
Odisha Elephant Deaths: CZA Constitutes Expert panel To Tackle Herpes Threat

Bhubaneswar: Concerned over a series of elephant deaths in Nandankanan zoo due to herpes virus, Odisha government has now pinned hopes on the newly-constituted committee of experts of the Central Zoo Authority (CZA). Odisha Forest and Environment minister, Bikram Keshari Arukh today informed that following the deaths of four elephants in quick succession in Nandankanan […]

Odisha Elephants face 'jumbo' threat to life from live wires!

Bhubaneswar: It was only towards the fag end of last month, a female elephant was electrocuted after it reportedly came in contact with a livewire trap laid by farmers in Bagharatola forest under Rourkela forest division in Sundargarh district. Be it live wire trappings or sagging wires, the wires are cutting short the life of […]

Tusker Death In Khurda: Preliminary Report Attributes Death To Poisoning

Bhubaneswar: A day after the body of a tusker was found near Rameswar under Tangi forest range in Khurda district, a preliminary report has revealed poisoning as the reason behind the death of the pachyderm. The jumbo death came to light after some locals came across the carcass lying in a farmland located around 100 […]

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 […]