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  • Four elephants died of electrocution in last 30 days

    Four elephants died of electrocution in last 30 days

    Since 2010, around 100 electrocution deaths of elephants have occurred in Odisha. The majority of the electrocution deaths are attributed to live wire poaching.

    July 9, 2021
  • Cry of the Jumbo

    Cry of the Jumbo

    A tragedy such as this has never happened before. Wildlife in Odisha, known for its forest tourism, is in danger. While a tigress that killed two persons has evaded the forest department’s tranquilliser, the death of as many as seven wild elephants in Dhenkanal lends a new dimension to the man-animal conflict. The forest and …

    October 30, 2018
  • 7 wild elephants, including a calf, electrocuted in Odisha

    7 wild elephants, including a calf, electrocuted in Odisha

    A herd of 21 elephants had moved out of the forest towards the nearby paddy field when seven of them came in contact with sagging live wire from a 11 KV line and died

    October 27, 2018