Tag: Wild elephant

Rs. 15 lakh for those killed by wild elephants: CM
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Rs. 15 lakh for those killed by wild elephants: CM

November 24, 2022

Hassan: A compensation of Rs 15 lakh is being given to those killed in wild elephant attacks in Karnataka and there is a proposal to provide job to a member of the deceased family, said Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai. Speaking to reporters at Halebeedu Helipad, the CM said that the State Government has taken the…

Wild elephant stuck in cement barricade, freed
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Wild elephant stuck in cement barricade, freed

November 21, 2022

Kushalnagar/Madikeri: A wild elephant, which was stuck in a cement barricade at Tondur village near Kushalnagar on Friday night, has been freed by the Forest Department in a four-hour operation. The cement barricade was constructed by the Forest Department to prevent wild jumbos from entering the village coming under Anekaadu Reserve Forest limits on Kushalnagar-Suntikoppa…

Wild elephant tramples Forest Watcher to death at BRT
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Wild elephant tramples Forest Watcher to death at BRT

July 28, 2022

Another jumbo creates panic at School Yalandur: Forest Watcher, who was on his way to work, was trampled to death while his son, who was accompanying him, escaped miraculously when a wild elephant attacked them at K. Gudi Range in BRT Reserve Forest yesterday. While the deceased Forest Watcher is Kishore Kumar (44), a resident…

Wild elephant attacks car
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Wild elephant attacks car

December 3, 2021

Madikeri: Five occupants of a car including three children had a miraculous escape when a wild elephant attacked their car near Aane Kaadu. The couple and their three children were on their way to Madikeri and when they were proceeding near Aane Kaadu at about 8 pm yesterday, an elephant attacked and tried to overturn…

Villagers shout, throw stones to chase wild tusker at Hunsur
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Villagers shout, throw stones to chase wild tusker at Hunsur

October 21, 2021

Hunsur: Fed up by the constant inaction by the Forest Department despite many appeals and damages to crops, the residents of Tibetan Colony at Hunsur drove away a marauding wild elephant that had entered their habitat. Using shouting crowds and stones as weapons, the villagers chased the elephant from the plantations. A wild tusker entered…

Elephant dies after coming in contact with solar fence
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Elephant dies after coming in contact with solar fence

July 19, 2021

Somwarpet: An elephant, aged about eight years, has died after coming in contact with a solar fence at Areyurunegalle village in Nerugalale Gram Panchayat limits on Saturday night. The carcass of the elephant was found with its trunk stuck to the fence at the agricultural land of Poovaiah.  One Negalle Avinash, who had grown ginger…

Wild tusker found dead at Nagarahole
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Wild tusker found dead at Nagarahole

May 4, 2021

Hanagod: An injured wild tusker, aged between 35 and 40 years was found dead at Anechowkur Range of Nagarahole Reserve Forest on May 2. The carcass was found in the lake adjacent to the field of one Anantharamu at Channangi Beat. It is suspected that the tusker may have died due to fight with other…

Wild jumbos charge at safari vehicle
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Wild jumbos charge at safari vehicle

March 16, 2021

Driver’s presence of mind saves safari-goers at K. Gudi range Chamarajanagar: The presence of mind displayed by the driver of the safari vehicle saved the occupants of the vehicle when the two wild elephants charged at the vehicle from both directions at K. Gudi Range of Biligiri Ranganatha Tiger (BRT) Reserve about two days ago….

Wild elephant attacks van; occupants injured
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Wild elephant attacks van; occupants injured

March 15, 2021

Virajpet: Occupants of a van had a miraculous escape when a wild elephant attacked the vehicle and damaged it in Karada village limits near here.  One M. Ashok of Palangala village was proceeding in his Maruti van along with his family members consisting women and children to a temple at Maletirike Hill in Karada village…

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…

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