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Elephants
News  /  Published 20.09.22

West Bengal forest dept to employ Gajamitras in pockets of south Bengal

The West Bengal Forest department will employ local youths as 'Gajamitras' (friends of elephants) in pockets of south Bengal where depredation by wild elephants is causing serious problems for...
By PTI

Science Tech  /  Published 15.09.22

Elephants communicate from head to toe

They're known as gentle giants. Elephants, found across Africa and Asia, are the largest mammals on land. And their massive bodies — from their sensitive feet to their complicated brain...
By Deutsche Welle

India  /  Published 19.08.22

India sees uptick in elephant attacks

Elephant-human conflicts have been on the rise in India as a result of habitat loss, and experts say such conflicts could get worse unless forested areas are protected and migration corridors restored...
By Deutsche Welle

West Bengal  /  Published 22.06.22

Home damage and death in elephant attacks

A wild tusker strayed into a village in Jalpaiguri district early on Tuesday and damaged four houses, and another elephant trampled to death a villager in Alipurduar on Monday night. Sources said a t...
By Our Bureau in Jalpaiguri/Alipurduar

Jharkhand  /  Published 08.05.22

Jumbo hit by goods train, dies

A tusker was killed after being hit by a goods train on the Howrah-Delhi Grand Chord section  in Jharkhand between Chichaki and Garia (Bihar) Station under East Central railway zone on Friday mid...
By Animesh Bisoee in Jamshedpur

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India  /  Published 10.04.22

Elephants attack BSF jawans

At least six Border Security Force (BSF) jawans were injured after a herd of elephants attacked them on the outskirts of Bhubaneswar in Odisha on Thursday. According to reports, around 70 BSF jawans ...
By Our Correspondent in Bhubaneswar

West Bengal  /  Published 08.03.22

Elephant’s carcass found

Foresters in Bankura spotted the carcass of an elephant from a tomato field in Belitatore’s Pirdagaria village on Monday morning. This is the second death of a tusker in the Jungle Mahal, after...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Bolpur(Birbhum)

Jharkhand  /  Published 18.02.22

Radio collaring of elephants soon

To keep a track on the wild elephants in Dalma hills, the wildlife authority of the state is going to introduce radio collaring of the pachyderms soon.  At the instruction of the principal ...
By Kumud Jenamani in Jamshdepur

Opinion  /  Published 13.02.22

Letters to the Editor: Don't legitimise illegal trade in elephants

Captive creatures Sir — Elephants are the only wild animals that can be legally owned by a private individual in India — an anomaly that needed to be corrected. Instead, if the wildlife (...
By The Telegraph

West Bengal  /  Published 03.02.22

2 killed by elephant

Two women on the fringes of the Gorumara National Park in Jalpaiguri died on Tuesday after a wild elephant attacked them when they were collecting firewood illegally in the reserve forest. Deceased M...
By Our Correspondent in Jalpaiguri


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