Elephant found dead at Kuldiha Wildlife Sanctuary

Balasore: A female elephant was found dead at the Kuldiha Wildlife Sanctuary in the Nilagiri sub-division of the Balasore district. The age of the elephant is estimated to be 40-45 years.

On being informed, Baripada RCCF Yogadaya Nand along with Yogananda Pati, Acting DFO Sarat Chandra Behera, ACF Sameer Sahu, and Tapan Parida, Kuldiha Ranger Vijay Kumar Mohapatra, and forest personnel reached the spot. They were accompanied by a veterinary doctor.

The reason behind the death will be determined after the post-mortem report is received, said Behera, the DFO in charge.