Dhenkanal: A tusker was found dead near Thenga village under Hindol Forest Range in Dhenkanal district on Tuesday.
The elephant is suspected to be 7 or 8 year old. It was moving in a herd of 12 elephants. The reason of it’s death is yet to be ascertained.
As per the last reports, forest officials had reached the spot. The elephant carcass will be sent for post mortem to know the exact cause of its death.