Wild elephant died due to bleeding: report (Thrissur District, India)


The Hindu

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A she elephant that was found dead in a check-dam in Nayattukundu forest, near Kodakara, two days ago died due to internal bleeding, according to a post-mortem report.

According to the report submitted by senior veterinary officer Jayakumar, the 40-year-old elephant, which was pregnant, suffered bleeding from the uterus.

Body found

Body of the elephant was found in the Ambazhakundu check-dam in the forest area.

Forest officials found the body while patrolling the area.

The body of the elephant was buried in the forest after the post-mortem.