Tag: Elephant

A giant crossover attempt at Bandipur
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A giant crossover attempt at Bandipur

February 14, 2021

A tusker with crossed tusks tried to climb the Railway track gate installed by the Forest Department at Hediyala Range of Bandipur Tiger Reserve this morning. The tusker was attempting to enter the villages adjoining the forest fringes to raid the standing crops. Soon, forest guards on beat and officials took a jeep and tried…

Made it out !
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Made it out !

January 20, 2021

A wild elephant, which had ventured into the backwaters of Nugu Dam in Saragur taluk, was found struggling to free itself after getting entangled to the fishing nets at 6 am yesterday. Though efforts were made by the Forest and Police Department personnel to go close to it to rescue it, their attempts failed as…

Jumbo Rescue!
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Jumbo Rescue!

January 19, 2021

An elephant gets entangled in fishing net in Nugu Backwaters, battles for life; Freed eight hours later Saragur: In a jumbo rescue operation, a wild elephant, which  was found struggling to free itself after its legs got entangled in the fishing nets cast by fishermen in Nugu backwaters in H.D. Kote taluk this morning, was…

Elephant calf, separated from mother, dies at Mysuru Zoo
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Elephant calf, separated from mother, dies at Mysuru Zoo

December 14, 2020

Mysore/Mysuru: An elephant calf, which had got separated from its mother at B.R. Hills about six months ago and being taken care at Mysuru Zoo has died on Sunday. The Forest staff, about six months ago, had rescued the 15-day-old calf, which was separated from its mother and had handed it over to the Mysuru…

Wild tusker that created panic among villagers captured
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Wild tusker that created panic among villagers captured

October 5, 2020

It is the tallest elephant captured in Kodagu  Released at Moolehole Range in Bandipur Virajpet: A wild tusker, which had killed a man and attempted to damage vehicles besides causing panic among villagers since four months has been finally captured. The pachyderm was released yesterday midnight at Moolehole Range in Bandipur Tiger Reserve on instructions…

Death of Zoo Mahout: Family paid Rs. 10 lakh compensation
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Death of Zoo Mahout: Family paid Rs. 10 lakh compensation

August 9, 2020

Mysore/Mysuru: A compensation cheque of Rs. 10 lakh by the Zoo Authority of Karnataka (ZAK) was handed over to the family of deceased mahout Harish yesterday. The compensation cheque was handed over by Mysuru Zoo Executive Director Ajith M. Kulkarni. This is for the first time in the history of Mysuru Zoo that an elephant…

Zoo elephant tramples, gores mahout to death
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Zoo elephant tramples, gores mahout to death

August 8, 2020

Mysore/Mysuru: A 38-year-old caretaker of an elephant was trampled and gored to death at Sri Chamarajendra Zoological Gardens popular as Mysuru Zoo last evening. The mahout has been taking care of the elephant since the last 15 years and was known to the animal since its younger days.  The mahout has been identified as Harish,…

Tusker breaks through Railway barricade at Bandipur
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Tusker breaks through Railway barricade at Bandipur

July 22, 2020

Chamarajanagar: Wild animals trying to cross the barricades installed in forest borders to prevent them from entering human habitat in search of food and water has become common.  But one incident of a young tusker breaking through a railway barricade and entering human habitat has taken place in Bandipur Tiger Reserve Forest and the video…

Elderly man killed in elephant attack near Napoklu
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Elderly man killed in elephant attack near Napoklu

June 17, 2020

Napoklu (Kodagu): A 70-year-old man was killed in an elephant attack at Yavakapadi village in Kakkabe-Kunjila Gram Panchayat limits near Napoklu.  The deceased is Kudiyara Chinnappa, a resident of Yavakapadi village. He leaves behind his wife, two daughters and one son. It is suspected that the incident may have taken place on June 15 night…

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