Chances are that if the first mahout tests Covid positive, the elephant too might miss out on the Thrissur Pooram this year.
A wild elephant trampled a man to death at Kalavapalle in Palamaneru mandal of Chittoor district late Tuesday night.
As many as eight wild elephants were killed in train collisions between Kanjikode and Madukkarai railway stations over the past five years, the Railways said in response to an RTI query.
A 65-year-old tribal man, who went missing four days ago, was found dead in the Kolur forest area in Noolpuzha near Sultan Bathery on Saturday morning.
Tusker Ambalappuzha Vijayakrishnan, owned by the Travancore Devaswom Board (TDB), died at the Sree Krishna Swami temple premises here on Thursday morning.
A 47-year-old woman was trampled to death by a wild elephant under Chethayalam forest range in Wayanad on Friday morning.
With the efforts of four other tamed male elephants -- Dhananjaya, Prashantha, Sugreeva and Lakshmana -- forest department staff and officials cornered Kusha near Meenukolli forest limits
A majestic tusker, Valiya Kesavan used to carry the idol of Lord Krishna during the Guruvayur temple festival for many years.
The barricade will stop jumbos from entering villages adjacent to the forest and backwaters of Hemavathi reservoir in Hassan district. The forest department proposes to extend it to 34 km.
The villagers blamed the department for the death of the labourer and are demanding the immediate release of Rs 2 lakh as compensation.
While Rajan ran away and narrowly escaped from the attack, the jumbo caught hold of Rajesh and killed him
The 25-year-old male elephant hit by train died without responding to treatment at Chadivayal in Boluvampatti Forest Range on Wednesday night.
'Explain how protectors of nature can perpetrate destruction': Uttarakhand HC to Chief Wildlife Warden
The court asked this while hearing the public interest litigation filed by social activist Reenu Paul regarding denotification of Shivalik Elephant Reserve.
Forest department officials said the driver waited around 10-15 minutes for the herd to pass.
The project has been launched for the first time in the country on an experimental basis by the Khadi and Village Industries Commission with support from the management of Ponnampet Forestry College.