Carcass of female elephant found in Dhenkanal

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Dhenkanal: The carcass of a female elephant was found at a farmland near Basantapada village under Parjang police limits in Dhenkanal district on Thursday.

According to sources, some locals had gone to their farmland when they spotted the carcass this morning and alerted the same to the Forest Department officials. The officials reached the spot and seized the body for post-mortem.

While the exact reason behind the death of the pachyderm is yet to be ascertained, it is suspected that a fight between the jumbos might have led to the death of the female elephant.

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