Goods Train Hits Wild Elephant Causing Death In Assam’s Hojai
In Assam’s Hojai district, a Wilde elephant was killed after being hit by a goods train in the evening of September 8. The incident occurred near Hawaipur, at around 6:20 pm, when the animal tried to cross the train tracks. Railway CPRO said that “The elephant was hit by a cement-laden goods train. After getting dashed, the elephant fell down on the track”.
Tags: Assam, Hojai, Elephant, Haiwaipur, Goods Train
Elephant Calf's Carcass Found By Locals In Assam's Nagaon
In Assam's Nagaon district, an elephant calf's carcass was found by locals. Reportedly, the body of the elephant was discovered by locals at a pond under the Bamuni reserve forest area near Hatikhuli on May 31. According to a forest official, a herd of wild elephants come to the pond to quench their thirst. "We suspect that the elephant calf was sick," said the forest officer.
Tags: Elephant, Elephant Calf, Elephant Dead, Assam, Nagaon
Elephant Tramples 52-Year-Old Woman To Death, Rs 25,000 Immediate Aid Given To Kin
In a wild elephant attack, a 52-year-old woman was trampled to death in Chhattisgarh's Surajpur district, said an official on May 31. Victim identified as Indarmania, set out to collect wood, along with two other women when the elephant got hold of her and trampled her to death. The other two women fled and alerted the forest personnel. An immediate aid of Rs 25,00o has been given to her kin.
Tags: Elephant, Elephant Attack, Chhattisgarh, Raipur, Surajpur
22-Year-Old Woman Dies After Being Hit By An Elephant: Chhattisgarh
A 22-year-old woman was trampled to death on January 15, after being hit by an elephant in the Surajpur area of Chhattisgarh. BS Bhagat, the Divisional Forest Officer identified the woman as Paan Kunwar, who was grazing her goats and collecting woods in the forest. However, an aid of Rs 25,000 was immediately provided to the kin and remaining compensation Rs 5.75 lakh will be given later.… read-more
Tags: National, accident, Elephant, Woman, Chhattisgarh
Goods Train Ram Into Elephants Crossing Tracks In Odisha; 1 Dead, 2 Injured
In Odisha's Khordha district, one elephant was killed while two suffered injuries after being hit by a goods train near Bhusandapur railway station under Tangi Forest. The incident happened at around 9 pm on December 25, when the jumbos were trying to cross the railway tracks, reported ANI. Forest ranger Rabindranath Panda said that the search has been launched to trace the injured animals.
Tags: Elephant, Khordha district, Train Accident, Bhusandapur, Odisha
Assam Man Admitted To Hospital After Elephant Attacks
Owing to the human encroachment upon the forest, the conflict between animals and human have become common these days. In the latest viral video, a 30-year-old man is seen running away from an angry elephant. However, the jumbo chased him and attacked him with its trunk. It happened in Tamarhat of Assam's Dhubri district on December 18. Reportedly, the victim has… read-more
Tags: Tamarhat, Assam, Dhubri, Elephant, Attack
Courtesy: The Indian Express
Elephant Sent To Custody Of Forest Department In Rajasthan
In Rajasthan, the forest department kept a female elephant in its custody following the arrest of two men in Dungarpur for transporting it without a transit permit. Both accused, identified as Mukut and Phool Singh, were taking the elephant to Gujarat from Uttar Pradesh. A local court sent the duo to judicial custody till the probe is not completed. The elephant is a captive animal, reported PTI.
Tags: Elephant, Rajasthan, custody, Uttar Pradesh, Dungarpur
Electrocution Takes Adult Elephant's Life In West Bengal's Jalpaiguri
In a tragic incident, forest officials of West Bengal's Jalpaiguri district found an adult elephant dead on the morning of November 17. The cause of the unfortunate death is reported to be electrocution. The body of the elephant was found in a paddy field in Jalpaiguri's Mogolkota Rava Bustee. Forest officials said that they have initiated the post-mortem process to find the exact cause of death.
Tags: Elephant, West Bengal, Jalpaiguri, Electrocution, Banarhat
Madras HC Asks TN Govt To Create Elephant Ownership Policies
The Madras High Court has asked the Tamil Nadu Government to create a uniform policy towards elephant ownership owing to their exploitation. Further, the court suggested ensuring all private and temple-owned elephants should come under the Forest Department, meanwhile ban the private ownership of elephants completely. Moreover, listening to the petition of a Srirangam temple devotee against elephant exploitation, the court added that… read-more
Tags: Elephant, Elephant Ownership, Madras High Court, Tamil Nadu, Wildlife
Courtesy: Wion News
Suspicious Infection Kills 4 Elephants In Odisha's Karlapat Sanctuary
Death of at least four elephants in last 11 days due to suspected bacterial infection at Karlapat Wildlife Sanctuary in Odisha's Kalahandi district has alarmed the forest department. While the first incident surfaced on February 1, the latest jumbo death was recorded on February 11. Asking the Veterinary college experts to conduct an on-spot analysis of deaths, the forest officials have warned locals to not allow their cattle into the forest… read-more
Tags: Elephant, Elephant Death, Wildlife , animals, Odisha, Karlapat Wildlife Sanctuary
Courtesy: Deccan Herald