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Tusker’s wounded carcass recovered in Angul

23/10/2021 at 3:53 PM

Angul, Oct 23: An Wounded carcass of a tusker has been found from a farmland near Pallahara forest division in Angul district on Saturday.

Forest officials have initiated an investigation to crack the reason behind the pachyderms’ death since it bears a deep wound on its head.

Sources said locals of Pallahara spotted the carcass of a tusker in the morning. It was lying in a paddy field near a village. Subsequently, it was informed to the Pallahara forest officials.

A team of the forest department rushed to the spot and recovered the elephant’s body. Later, its postmortem was undertaken with the help of a team of veterinarians.

The reason behind the tusker’s death will be ascertained after the postmortem, said a forest official.

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