Odisha

Sick Female Elephant Dies In Deogarh Forest

An ailing female elephant, undergoing treatment at Kapasira jungle in Deogarh district for the last few days, died despite concerted efforts by a special team of Orissa University of Agricultural Technology (OUAT) treating the ailing jumbo for the last two days as the animal breathed its last on Wednesday night.

The sick jumbo had strayed into Asurakhola village under Tileibani block on Sunday and the villagers had informed the Forest department about its serious condition.

A tranquilizer team and veterinary doctors from OUAT had been sent to treat the ill elephant.
An autopsy was conducted to know the exact reason of the death.

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