Baby elephant found dead

Elephant calf

found dead

A male elephant calf aged about three-year-old was found dead in a private land owned by Subramani near the 8{+t}{+h}hairpin bend on Coonoor – Mettupalayam National Highway adjoining Benhope Reserve Forest in the Coonoor Range of The Nilgiris north division on Saturday.It was suspected that it could have died three days ago. Forest department personnel suspected that it could have fallen off a nearby rock and died. It was also learnt that two herds of wild elephants were moving in the forest there and that the one that died could be from a herd of four elephants. Post-mortem examination would be conducted on the carcass on Sunday.

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