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Tusker found dead in tea estate in the Nilgiris

Photo used for representation purpose only.

Photo used for representation purpose only.

A tusker, believed to be around 20-years-old, was found dead in a private tea estate in Devala in Pandalur range on Wednesday.

The animal had wounds all over his body, said forest department officials who conducted the post-mortem.

Based on preliminary investigations, the officials said the animal might have sustained the injuries during a fight with another animal leading to its death.


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