32 C
Guwahati
Friday, June 14, 2024

Carcass of wild elephant recovered from Tokani RF in Tinsukia

- Advertisement -
- Advertisement -

 

HT Correspondent

- Advertisement -

DIBRUGARH, May 27: A carcass of baby elephant was recovered from Dibru River at Tokani reserve forest under Doomdooma Forest Divison in Tinsukia district on Saturday.

 

According to reporters, the baby age was nearly 5-6 years.

 

- Advertisement -

Meanwhile, officials from forest department conducted autospy of the elephant, which was found dead in Tokani reserve forest.

 

According to environmentalist, the elephant facing food crisis in the forest due to rampant deforestation as a result they are moving towards human habitation in search of food.

 

- Advertisement -

“It is very sad that elephants are dying due to various reasons. Due to scarcity of food in the forest the elephants are having a tough time and they are moving towards human habitation resulting in human-elephant conflict,” said Devojit Moran, an environmentalist.

 

He further said, “The Bogapani elephant corridor and Golai elephant corridor was blocked due to encroachment and the elephants are facing movement problem.”

 

 

“Due to deforestation and using of machines to cut down trees, the elephants are facing huge crisis. The elephant are in stress and some of them are dying due to the reasons,” Moran said.

 

 

Rajendra Singh Bharati, DFO, Doomdooma Forest Division said, “The carcass of baby elephant was found at Dibru-river in Tokani reserve forest. The elephant might be died after being trapped in the river.”

 

- Advertisement -
The Hills Times
The Hills Timeshttp://www.thehillstimes.in
Welcome to The Hills Times, your trusted source for daily news and updates in English from the heart of Assam, India. Since our establishment in 2000, we've been dedicated to providing timely and accurate information to our readers in Diphu and Guwahati. As the first English newspaper in the then undemarcated Karbi Anglong district, we've forged a strong connection with diverse communities and age groups, earning a reputation for being a reliable source of news and insights. In addition to our print edition, we keep pace with the digital age through our website, https://thehillstimes.in, where we diligently update our readers with the latest happenings day by day. Whether it's local events, regional developments, or global news, The Hills Times strives to keep you informed with dedication and integrity. Join us in staying ahead of the curve and exploring the world through our lens.
Latest news
- Advertisement -
Related news
- Advertisement -
Superfood In Your Diet: 9 Incredible Health Benefits Of Guava 10 Unforgettable Monsoon Destinations In South India 7 Most Beautiful Islands To Visit In India This Summer Top 10 Tourist Places In India During Monsoon 5 Most Beautiful Boarding Schools In India