Two elephant carcasses found in WB


Press Trust of India/Business Standard

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Carcasses of two elephants were found in two forests in Goaltore area
of West Midnapore district, a forest official said today.

While the carcass of one was spotted in Tangasole forest area, another
was found in Patharmari forest last night, Divisional (Rupnarayanpur)
Forest Officer Arnab Sengupta said.

As per post-mortem report, one died of a snake bite and another of
cardiac arrest, Sengupta said, adding that the male elephants aged
between 8 and 9 years were part of a herd that had entered the forests
from Dalma wildlife sanctuary in Jharkhand.