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An Elephant in Kanha National Park found dead due to electricity wire forest department – Madhya Pradesh


News Desk, Amar Ujala, Jabalpur
Updated Sat, 28 Nov 2020 10:01 AM IST

Elephant broke due to being trapped in electric wires
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A case of traumatic death of an elephant has come to light from Jabalpur district of Madhya Pradesh. This elephant had wandered from Kanha National Park and reached Bargi area of ​​the district. His trunk was trapped in electric wires. It was feared that he died due to electrocution or hunting for precious ivory. Two elephants were lost, the other missing.

In fact, two 22-year-old elephants strayed from the national park three days ago. After this, they started camping in Bargi-Barela, but on Friday, the body of one of these two elephants was found in the forest adjacent to the village of Mohas in Bargi. However, the second elephant is still missing and is being searched by the Forest Department.

Dr. AB Srivastava, retired of the Jabalpur Forensic Department, who confirmed the death of the current elephant post mortem, said that the elephant died due to the current. The teeth were buried in the ground, where the elephant’s body was found, the elephant teeth were buried on the ground and the trunk was trapped in the electric wires laid in the field. It is being claimed by the forest department that the squad of the department was monitoring these elephants for the last three days. Fear of hunting for teeth It is also feared that elephants have been hunted for precious teeth.

Please tell that these elephants were separated from the party on their return from Mandla and reached the Barela range of Jabalpur four days ago. Surprising incident in the matter, said Tankha, Congress Rajya Sabha MP Vivek Tankha says that it is surprising to see the wild elephant reaching the barangay and found dead. He said that it is a matter of investigation. These days there is a movement of 40 elephants in Seoni-Bandhavgarh National Park. Earlier on August 29, an elephant was killed after hitting an 11 KV high-tension line.

A case of traumatic death of an elephant has come to light from Jabalpur district of Madhya Pradesh. This elephant had wandered from Kanha National Park and reached Bargi area of ​​the district. His trunk was trapped in electric wires. It was feared that he died due to electrocution or hunting for precious ivory. Two elephants were lost, the other missing.

In fact, two 22-year-old elephants strayed from the national park three days ago. After this, they started camping in Bargi-Barela, but on Friday, the body of one of these two elephants was found in the forest adjacent to the village of Mohas in Bargi. However, the second elephant is still missing and is being searched by the Forest Department.

Dr. AB Srivastava, retired of the Jabalpur Forensic Department, who confirmed the death of the current elephant post mortem, said that the elephant died due to the current. The teeth were buried in the ground, where the elephant’s body was found, the elephant teeth were buried on the ground and the trunk was trapped in the electric wires laid in the field. It is being claimed by the forest department that the squad of the department was monitoring these elephants for the last three days. Fear of hunting for teeth It is also feared that elephants have been hunted for precious teeth. Please tell that these elephants were separated from the party on their return from Mandla and reached the Barela range of Jabalpur four days ago. Surprising incident in the matter, said Tankha, Congress Rajya Sabha MP Vivek Tankha says that it is surprising to see the wild elephant reaching the barangay and found dead. He said that it is a matter of investigation. These days there is a movement of 40 elephants in Seoni-Bandhavgarh National Park. Earlier on August 29, an elephant was killed after hitting an 11 KV high-tension line.


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