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Male elephant found dead

Male elephant found dead
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A male elephant was found dead in a forest close to Netteri village in Bangarupalem mandal on Sunday night, according to T Chakrapani, Divisional...

Chittoor: A male elephant was found dead in a forest close to Netteri village in Bangarupalem mandal on Sunday night, according to T Chakrapani, Divisional Forest Officer (Chittoor). Speaking to the media here on Monday, the DFO said the villagers have found the dead tusker in a mango garden and informed the forest officials.

“After performing a post-mortem, it came to know that elephant died due to severe indigestion. No human fault was identified behind the death of the 25-year-old jumbo,” he stated.

Chakrapani has revealed that more than 34 elephants wandering in the Palamaner forest range in four herds. The DFO further said that forest staff are making serious efforts to restrict the movement of the elephants by digging the trenches around the forest boundaries.

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