A wild tusker died of starvation, unable to consume food due to injuries following a fight with another elephant in Coimbatore.
The 20-year-old Shankar, with a single tusk, had killed the three at Pandalur, about 90 km from here, after destroying farmland in December 2020 and migrated to a forest area near Nilambur in Kerala,...
A severely injured tusker has been captured by the Forest Department in The Nilgiris for treatment without administering tranquilizer shots on Wednesday.
According to the sources, two tuskers attempted to enter the area last night, but the department staff succeeded in chasing them away.
A 20-year-old elephant was electrocuted after coming into contact with an electric fence that was erected illegally at a private farm in the district, forest officials said on Saturday.