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Two wild elephants die in Kodagu
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Two wild elephants die in Kodagu

June 24, 2024

While one elephant drowns in lake near Ammathi, another elephant was electrocuted near Gonikoppa Siddapura/ Gonikoppa: In separate cases, two wild elephants have died in Kodagu. While one elephant was drowned in the lake near Ammathi, another wild elephant was electrocuted at Aravathoklu village  near Gonikoppa. In the first case, a wild elephant was found…

Wild elephant found dead in Nagarahole Forest
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Wild elephant found dead in Nagarahole Forest

June 20, 2024

Mysore/Mysuru: A wild elephant, aged about 30 years, was found dead at Antharasanthe Wildlife Range in Nagarahole Tiger Reserve on June 17. The Forest staff, who were on their regular patrol at Antharasanthe Range, found the dead elephant on June 17 at about 2 pm and informed the higher officers. Metikuppe Sub-Division ACF and Antharasanthe…

Elephant found dead inside open well !
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Elephant found dead inside open well !

June 18, 2024

Wild tusker buried in the well as efforts to lift it prove futile A wild elephant, aged about 15 years, died after falling into an open well at Palangala village in Kedamullur Gram Panchayat in Kodagu district yesterday night at around 11. Efforts to lift the elephant using an earthmover this morning proved futile. Consequently,…

Coffee planter fires in the air; saves man from tusker attack
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Coffee planter fires in the air; saves man from tusker attack

May 30, 2024

Pollibetta: A farmer heroically saved a man from a wild elephant attack by firing gunshots in the air at Pollibetta in Virajpet Taluk last night. The incident occurred when Chandra, a motorist, was on his way home near the Lourdes Hill Convent School on Siddapura Road and was attacked by the elephant, resulting in serious…

Relocated tusker travels 100 kms back to Kodagu in just six days
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Relocated tusker travels 100 kms back to Kodagu in just six days

May 24, 2024

After Kusha (2022) and Drona (2023) returned to Kodagu forests, it is Daksha now in 2024 Virajpet: A wild elephant that had caused terror among coffee planters, residents and estate workers in the Siddapur-Maldare region and was captured and shifted to Nagarahole Tiger Reserve on May 16, has returned to its original habitat on May…

Coffee planter killed in wild elephant attack
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Coffee planter killed in wild elephant attack

April 16, 2024

Villagers and organisations place body on road, stage protest Gonikoppa: A coffee planter was killed when a wild elephant attacked him while he was going to the coffee estate yesterday morning. The incident took place on Chamundi Kolli Road in Biruga village of Ponnampet taluk. The deceased is Aiyyamada Madaiah (50), a resident of Biruga…

Wild elephant escapes from slush, damages properties
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Wild elephant escapes from slush, damages properties

April 12, 2024

Kushalnagar: A wild elephant escaped from the slush on its own, but only to damage ginger crop and a two-wheeler in panic, at Chikkabettageri  near Kushalnagar. On Wednesday, the wild elephant, aged about 16 years, ventured into the agricultural land belonging to Ashok in search of food and water and created a havoc. It later…

Woman killed in jumbo attack
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Woman killed in jumbo attack

April 12, 2024

Hanur: A 36-year-old woman, who was climbing Male Mahadeshwara Hill (M.M. Hills) on foot, was killed when a wild elephant attacked her on Tuesday night. The deceased woman is Lakshmi, a resident of Honaganahalli village in Malavalli taluk. Lakshmi, along with her son Chirag and relatives Chikkathayamma, Manu, Prasanna, Mahadevu and Puttaraju had come from…

Wild elephant kills coffee planter in Kodagu
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Wild elephant kills coffee planter in Kodagu

March 24, 2024

Madikeri: A coffee planter was killed when a wild elephant attacked him at Naladi in Kakkabe Gram Panchayat (GP) limits in the early hours of yesterday. The tragedy came to light when the pet dog returned home alone. The deceased has been identified as Kambeyanda Raja Devaiah (59), a resident of Naladi village. He leaves…

Forest Watcher killed in elephant attack at Saragur
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Forest Watcher killed in elephant attack at Saragur

February 9, 2024

Villagers express anger over non installation of rail barricades Saragur: A Forest Watcher was killed when a wild elephant attacked and trampled him to death near Kebbepura Tribal Hamlet in the taluk yesterday morning. The deceased is Forest Watcher killed (38), a resident of Kebbepura Tribal Hamlet, who was serving as a Forest Watcher at…

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