Tusker electrocuted to death in Wayanad (India)


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A pachyderm which received shock from an electricity line succumbed to the injuries on Thursday morning. The 10-year-old wild tusker was electrocuted to death at North Wayanad Division Appappara forest range. The carcass of the tusker was found today morning inclined towards a teakwood tree. An electric cable was passing nearby.  The region had suffered a power cut on Wednesday night about 8:30 and it is assumed the cause of power cut could have been electrocution of the tusker.