Elephant found dead in Bengal

Kolkata, Jan 12 (IANS) An elephant was found dead in a West Bengal village on Thursday, a forest department official said.

Talking to IANS, Divisional Forest Officer of Rupnarayan Division in Midnapore district, Arnab Sengupta, said: “The pachyderm was 15 to 20 years old and was discovered in Bhatmara village in West Midnapore district.”

The cause of death is yet to be established, Sengupta said.

–IANS

sgh/vgu/bg

Top