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Elephant walk in wilderness amidst rain…
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Elephant walk in wilderness amidst rain…

September 22, 2021

This was the scene in the forest area of Hunsur-Gonikoppa (Kodagu) Road last evening with a herd of elephants and baby elephants emerging from the forest on to the clearance by the side of the main road. It was a most exciting feast to the passing motorists. [Pic. by KBG]

Lone tusker creates tension among villagers in K.R. Pet
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Lone tusker creates tension among villagers in K.R. Pet

September 20, 2021

K.R. Pet: Tension prevailed among the villagers of Chikkonahalli near Pura village in K.R. Pet taluk, after a lone tusker was spotted in the wee hours yesterday. The villagers, who got panicked, immediately informed the matter to the Forest Department officials that the tusker was spotted moving from Teganahalli Gate towards the forest in Karoti…

Eight Jumbos to take part in ‘Nada Habba’
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Eight Jumbos to take part in ‘Nada Habba’

September 9, 2021

Dasara procession limited to Mysore Palace premises this year too Mysore/Mysuru: A total of eight elephants (3 female and 5 male) will be participating in this year’s Dasara celebrations in Mysuru and the grand finale ‘Jumboo Savari’ is limited only inside the Palace premises this year too, following COVID pandemic. The eight elephants which will be…

Elephant calf found drowned
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Elephant calf found drowned

August 10, 2021

Madikeri: An elephant was found drowned in a lake at a coffee estate in Marandoda village near Kakkabe, north Kodagu. A herd of elephants was spotted on Sunday evening in the vicinity of the village and it is suspected that the elephant calf may have slipped and fallen into the lake when the herd went…

Tusker falls into pit in Kodagu, trench dug to rescue
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Tusker falls into pit in Kodagu, trench dug to rescue

May 19, 2021

Kushalnagar: A wild elephant which strayed into a village near Siddapura in Kodagu District and fell into an elephant trench was rescued by the Forest Department staff yesterday morning. The elephant was stuck for four hours before a trench-like passage was dug to get it out and save it from the deep pit and to…

Elephant stuck in slush rescued
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Elephant stuck in slush rescued

May 17, 2021

Bandipur: A female elephant, which was stuck in slush at Moliyuru Range at Bandipur Tiger Reserve, has been rescued by the Forest Department staff. The staff had to use an earth excavator machine to remove the elephant from the slush. As it had rained for 3-4 days in Bandipur, the mud had dampened and also…

7 jumbos radio-collared in Chamarajanagar-Kodagu belt
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7 jumbos radio-collared in Chamarajanagar-Kodagu belt

April 18, 2021

Mysore/Mysuru: Karnataka Forest Department has decided to tag elephants using radio collars to avert any possible man-animal conflict. With increasing human activity in forest settlements and illegal encroachment, more elephants are found in human habitations, destroying crops and rural habitations every year.  In the Chamarajanagar-Male Mahadeshwara-Hassan-Kodagu belt alone, seven select elephants have been radio-collared and…

Tusker Kusha finally captured near Dubare
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Tusker Kusha finally captured near Dubare

April 1, 2021

Tied to a tree at Meenukolli, elephant sheds tears and continuously trumpets for mate Kushalnagar: Kusha, the male elephant that went missing from Dubare Elephant Camp in Kodagu District, has finally been caught by the Forest Department on Tuesday. The tamed elephant ventured into the forests one-and-a-half years ago in search of a mate and…

Tusker Kusha in no mood to return to Dubare camp
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Tusker Kusha in no mood to return to Dubare camp

February 27, 2021

Elephant went in search of mate one-and-a half years ago  Kushalnagar: A male wild elephant always travels in search of its mate. He will jump from one herd of female elephants to another until he finds a female willing to mate. After a bull elephant has mated with a female, he will stay with the…

Elephant breaks tusk while goring tractor at Nagarahole
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Elephant breaks tusk while goring tractor at Nagarahole

February 14, 2021

Hanagodu: A wild elephant that went on a rampage near Hunsur broke a portion of its tusk while goring a tractor that was parked in front of a house last night. Two tractors were damaged and not stopping at this, the tusker went to another village and damaged the front portion of a house. The…

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