Elephant carcass found in Similipal

Forest officials yesterday found the carcass of an elephant in the buffer zone of the Similipal biosphere reserve in Mayurbhanj district.
The carcass, found at a place close to Argalbindha village in Tunguru forest area of the sanctuary was of a female elephant aged more than 60 years, senior forest officials said.
It seems the animal died a natural death and no injury mark was found on its body, they said.
A team of veterinary doctors from Bisoi visited the spot for autopsy and details would be known after the post mortem, they said.

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