Elephant calf found dead in Dhenkanal
January 25, 2023
An elephant calf, aged around six years, was found dead in Odisha’s
Dhenkanal district today.
The carcass was found in the Mahulipada forest by locals on Wednesday,
according to officials.
According to the information, the local residents spotted the carcass and
immediately informed local forest officials.
The calf was reportedly part of a herd of wild elephants, which came out
from a nearby jungle area in search of food.
Forest officials said they were investigating the cause of the death. The
reason behind its death is yet to be ascertained.