Saturday, June 3, 2017

32 ELEPHANTS FOUND DURING CENSUS IN B’NGIR Saturday, 03 June 2017 | BALANGIR | in Bhubaneswar

32 ELEPHANTS FOUND DURING CENSUS IN B’NGIR
Saturday, 03 June 2017 | PNS | BALANGIR | in Bhubaneswar
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A total of 32 elephants were found in the Balangir Forest Division during the four-day Elephant Census-2017 which was carried out from May 9 to 12.
According to forest office sources, out of the 32 elephants, there are five adult males (tuskers), 20 females, four sub-adults and three calves.
While 31 elephants were sighted in the Salebhata section of the Loisingha Forest Range, only one was spotted in the Larambha section of the Patnagarh Forest Range.
The elephants were sighted at Gajar Munda (a big water body) near Nuniapali and Kesipali village under the Salebhata section and Larambha beat in the Patnagarh Forest Range.
A total of 25 Machans had been erected in the Balangir, Loisingha, Deogaon, Patnagarh and Lathore Forest Ranges for the elephant census.
DFO Rashmi Ranjan Nayak, ACF Goutam Naik, Honourary Wildlife Warden Sudhir Mishra; Loisingha Range Officer Nabin Nanda and Forester Sunil Mishra coordinated and monitored the census.


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