22 November 2019
Khurda: Body of a 30-year-old tusker was found on Friday on the banks of Malaguni river under Tangi range of Khurda forest range.
Body of the elephant was first discovered by some locals who then informed the forest officials.
The officials arrived on the spot and are trying to ascertain the cause of death of the elephant.
As per reports, two elephants were spotted in nearby paddy fields recently. One of them is claimed to have died while returning to the forests.
Notable, a female elephant’s body was found in forest range of Dhenkanal yesterday, i.e. on Thursday.