Saturday, October 19, 2013
Female elephant found dead in Balangir./News in the Pioneer.
FEMALE JUMBO FOUND DEAD
Sunday, 20 October 2013 | PNS | Balangir | in Bhubaneswar
Close on the heels of finding the decomposed body of an elephant in Agalpur block a few months back, a female elephant was found dead in a paddy field at Khaliapali village near Salebhata, around 50 km from Balangir, on Saturday. Preliminary reports indicated that the elephant aged about five years died due to cardiac failure, said Balangir Divisional Forest Officer (DFO) Abhiram Nayak.