The 70-year-old elephant named Tikiri was being forced to take part in an annual Buddhist pageant in Sri Lanka, where she was covered in a colourful costume so as to hide her malnourished body from the people watching her in the parade.
A Thailand-based organisation released the latest photo of the elephant named Tikri in which she was lying on her side. A Sri Lankan minister has said that he had ordered a probe into the elephant's condition.
Despite the hullabaloo, the elephant did not react or harm anyone. After an 18-hour-long rescue operation, it is now back in Amchang Wildlife sanctuary, with the forest authorities monitoring it for the next 48 hours.
In this video filmed at the Thekkampatti Elephant Camp in Tamil Nadu, an elephant trainer can be seen placing a harmonica at the tip of Andaal the elephant's trunk. The harmonica sounds loudly as Andaal breathes in and out.
An elephant taking part in holy festivities at the Bhagavathi Temple in Pulappatta in the south Indian state of Kerala, turned against the occasion and went on a wild rampage on Thursday. According to local reports, the elephant’s rampage lasted several hours during which it smashed and overturned an auto rickshaw, a pick-up van and […]
Pulappata (Kerala), Feb 28 (ANI): An elephant in Pulappatta district of Kerala went berserk, damaging motorbike, auto-rickshaws. Two mahouts (elephant riders) tried to calm down the jumbo, but to little avail. The video of the incident, which took place around February 25, went viral.