You are here: Home » PTI Stories » National » News
Business Standard

Two elephants found dead in TN forest area

Press Trust of India  |  Erode (TN) 

: Two female tuskers aged around 6 and 20 were found dead in Bhavanisagar Forest Range in the district, in two days, forest officials said today.

A female calf was found lying dead in Bhoothikuppai forest area in Bhavanisagar forest range on Thursday, the officials said adding, the calf had died of ailment and no foul play was suspected in its death.



On Saturday the officials had noticed another female elephant aged around 20, caught in the marsh and slush in the same area.

The officials along with a veterinary doctor examined the dead elephant and stated that the pachyderm while proceeding to Moyar River for water must have got caught in the slush at the river bank and as a result suffocated to death.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

RECOMMENDED FOR YOU

Two elephants found dead in TN forest area

: Two female tuskers aged around 6 and 20 were found dead in Bhavanisagar Forest Range in the district, in two days, forest officials said today. A female calf was found lying dead in Bhoothikuppai forest area in Bhavanisagar forest range on Thursday, the officials said adding, the calf had died of ailment and no foul play was suspected in its death. On Saturday the officials had noticed another female elephant aged around 20, caught in the marsh and slush in the same area. The officials along with a veterinary doctor examined the dead elephant and stated that the pachyderm while proceeding to Moyar River for water must have got caught in the slush at the river bank and as a result suffocated to death. : Two female tuskers aged around 6 and 20 were found dead in Bhavanisagar Forest Range in the district, in two days, forest officials said today.

A female calf was found lying dead in Bhoothikuppai forest area in Bhavanisagar forest range on Thursday, the officials said adding, the calf had died of ailment and no foul play was suspected in its death.

On Saturday the officials had noticed another female elephant aged around 20, caught in the marsh and slush in the same area.

The officials along with a veterinary doctor examined the dead elephant and stated that the pachyderm while proceeding to Moyar River for water must have got caught in the slush at the river bank and as a result suffocated to death.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

image
Business Standard
177 22

Two elephants found dead in TN forest area

: Two female tuskers aged around 6 and 20 were found dead in Bhavanisagar Forest Range in the district, in two days, forest officials said today.

A female calf was found lying dead in Bhoothikuppai forest area in Bhavanisagar forest range on Thursday, the officials said adding, the calf had died of ailment and no foul play was suspected in its death.

On Saturday the officials had noticed another female elephant aged around 20, caught in the marsh and slush in the same area.

The officials along with a veterinary doctor examined the dead elephant and stated that the pachyderm while proceeding to Moyar River for water must have got caught in the slush at the river bank and as a result suffocated to death.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

image
Business Standard
177 22

Upgrade To Premium Services

Welcome User

Business Standard is happy to inform you of the launch of "Business Standard Premium Services"

As a premium subscriber you get an across device unfettered access to a range of services which include:

  • Access Exclusive content - articles, features & opinion pieces
  • Weekly Industry/Genre specific newsletters - Choose multiple industries/genres
  • Access to 17 plus years of content archives
  • Set Stock price alerts for your portfolio and watch list and get them delivered to your e-mail box
  • End of day news alerts on 5 companies (via email)
  • NEW: Get seamless access to WSJ.com at a great price. No additional sign-up required.
 

Premium Services

In Partnership with

 

Dear Guest,

 

Welcome to the premium services of Business Standard brought to you courtesy FIS.
Kindly visit the Manage my subscription page to discover the benefits of this programme.

Enjoy Reading!
Team Business Standard