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Thursday, November 26, 2020



Elephant falls into 50-foot dry well in Tamil Nadu, two cranes assist in rescue efforts

November 20, 2020 8:16 am

The district forest officer said that the animal is healthy and active, there is no major injury. He added that the rescue work might take another 2-3 hours.

World Elephant Day: Over 200 elephants in India kept in severely inadequate conditions, says report

August 12, 2020 1:20 pm

The findings are part of a comprehensive report of elephant tourism trends across Asia, released today on World Elephant Day

Three elephants, one of them pregnant, found dead; Chhattisgarh orders probe

June 14, 2020 2:17 pm

The body of the elephant who died on June 6 was found on June 10 after villagers noticed a foul smell in the forest in Balrampur district. On Saturday, four forest officials in Balrampur were suspended for not being able to monitor the region properly.

Since Jharkhand's creation, 1,405 people and around 80 elephants killed in human-animal conflict

June 10, 2020 7:38 am

Experts said the state does not have a “concrete” elephant management plan. Steady depletion of forest habit forces elephants to enter villages looking for food. From 2016 till January this year, 301 people have died, 609 people have been injured in the conflict.

As Covid-19 drowns temple festival season, Kerala's elephant owners feel the blues

April 15, 2020 5:56 pm

Apart from the financial constraints, protecting the elephants and their respective mahouts from potential Covid-19 infection is another worry plaguing their minds.

Viral video: Jharkhand's forest dept uses Archimedes principle to rescue elephant stuck in well

February 02, 2020 1:13 pm

Jharkhand's forest department was praised online after the rescue team used Archimedes principle to rescue an elephant calf stuck inside a well in the state's Gumla district.

Nearly 600 schools in Odisha district shut due to man-elephant conflict

January 25, 2020 5:11 am

Jajpur district education officer Krushna Chandra Nayak confirmed the closures saying, “The Collector ordered a shutdown of schools in three blocks of the district — Korei, Danagadi and Sukinda. We circulated the message immediately.”

Bandipur: Wild elephant charges towards selfie seeking young men, one injured

October 24, 2019 1:41 pm

According to police, the elephant first attacked a 50-year-old villager who was grazing cattle and later chased away a youth and his four friends who tried to take a selfie.

Herpes virus infection: No 'Jumbo festival' this year at Sakrebailu Elephant Camp in Karnataka

October 14, 2019 5:01 pm

Recently one elephant died at the camp after getting infected by the virus. As many as 24 elephants in the camp are undergoing treatment.

Karnataka govt to erect a 118 km fence along forest boundaries to avoid man-elephant conflict

October 04, 2019 6:07 pm

The state Cabinet meeting held on Thursday approved the project and sanctioned Rs 100 crore in the first phase to fence 118 km of forest land.


Elephant calf rescued from well

June 22, 2020 6:07 pm

An elephant calf which accidentally fell in a well was rescued by locals and forest officials in Kerala's Ernakulam district.

Elephant plays the harmonica at Thekkampatti Elephant Camp

June 22, 2020 6:07 pm

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.

Elephant goes berserk, damages vehicles

February 28, 2016 4:03 pm

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.