Carcass Of Baby Elephant Recovered In Bolangir

Bolangir: A baby elephant was found dead near Tumerchua of Kantabanji in Bolangir district today. The age of the baby jumbo is around 3-4 months.

Reportedly,  locals spotted the body of the dead elephant near the dam and alerted the forest officials about the same.

On being informed, police along with the forest officers reached the spot. They were accompanied by a veterinary doctor. The baby elephant may be tired of walking and is suspected of being stuck in the mud, said the veterinary doctor.

Locals had spotted a herd of 24 adult elephants including six baby jumbos moving toward the city last night, sources said.