Wild elephant dies of infection (Madurai)

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Wild elephant dies of infection (Madurai)
The Hindu
November 21, 2022

A 40-year-old female wild elephant, which was under treatment given by a
team of veterinarians and forest personnel in Vasudevanallur area since
Sunday, died on Monday.

When a forest patrol team heard trumpeting of elephants near Vasudevanallur
thalaiyanai area on Sunday, they found an elephant herd standing around a
female elephant lying on the ground. After chasing the herd away, the
forest personnel and the veterinarians started the treatment for the
elephant which had serious infections.

Besides feeding the animal with fruits and jaggery, the team continued
their medical treatment till Sunday evening. When the team checked the
ailing elephant on Monday morning, the animal had already breathed its last.

Following postmortem, the carcass was buried on the spot.

https://www.thehindu.com/news/cities/Madurai/wild-elephant-dies-of-infection/article66164770.ece

Wild elephant dies of infection (Madurai) The Hindu November 21, 2022 A 40-year-old female wild elephant, which was under treatment given by a team of veterinarians and forest personnel in Vasudevanallur area since Sunday, died on Monday. When a forest patrol team heard trumpeting of elephants near Vasudevanallur thalaiyanai area on Sunday, they found an elephant herd standing around a female elephant lying on the ground. After chasing the herd away, the forest personnel and the veterinarians started the treatment for the elephant which had serious infections. Besides feeding the animal with fruits and jaggery, the team continued their medical treatment till Sunday evening. When the team checked the ailing elephant on Monday morning, the animal had already breathed its last. Following postmortem, the carcass was buried on the spot. https://www.thehindu.com/news/cities/Madurai/wild-elephant-dies-of-infection/article66164770.ece