Dhenkanal, May 13: A 4-year-old elephant calf called as ‘Hero’ died at elephant rescue centre of Kapilash in the district today, informed the forest officials.
However, the actual reason behind the calf’s death is yet to be ascertained.
According to the officials, the calf was rescued from Rairakhol forest range and since then was kept in the elephant rescue centre. On Thursday afternoon the officials found it dead. The actual reason behind the calf’s death can only be known after the post-mortem, said an official.