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10 year old elephant found dead in Bargur Forest

The carcass of the elephant was found in Elachipalayam area yesterday when a team of forest personnel carried out a search after locals of a forest fringe village complained of foul smell, they said.


PTI Last Updated at 29 Jul 2018, 12:07 IST India

A 10-year old male elephant was found dead in the Bargur forest in the district, forest officials here said today.

The carcass of the elephant was found in Elachipalayam area yesterday when a team of forest personnel carried out a search after locals of a forest fringe village complained of foul smell, they said.

A veterinary doctor who conducted an autopsy said the elephant had died of some ailment and had not consumed any solid food for the past few days.

The body of the elephant was buried in the area itself.

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