The rising instances of loss of life of elephants at B.J.P Forest area range in Keonjhar district have raised concerns some of the Forest department officers and animal fanatics inside the nation.
With another jumbo’s loss of life on Tuesday, as many as four pachyderms have died within the forest in a one-month term, resources said.
It’s worthwhile to say right here that a female elephant became discovered lifeless at Talachampei in the forest variety on august 7. Similarly, on July 19, the bodies of a female elephant and calf have been determined at Bandapala in the wooded area range.
In the meantime, an expert group from Odisha college of agriculture and era (OUAT) and the district chief veterinary officer are searching into deaths of the pachyderms to ascertain the exact purpose.
However, Keonjhar DFO and the regional conservator of forests Arun Mishra have visited the spot to study the scenario.
As in keeping with the autopsy file of the 3 dead elephants, the animals had problems in their lungs, woodland department officers said,
Adding that the precise cause at the back of the dying of the fourth jumbo may be ascertained only after you have the autopsy document.
Then again, a herd of 25 elephants from neighboring Jharkhand has reportedly wreaked havoc at Purunapani village beneath the Patna range. The animals have damaged acres of paddy crop, locals alleged.
Meanwhile, Keonjhar DFO Ajit Satpathy has stated the villagers could provide reimbursement for the loss as a result of the elephants.
“We are able to conduct a survey at the loss resulting from the elephants and compensation might be deposited to the sufferers’ bank account,” Satpathy said.
Source: Odisha TV