Elephant Arikomban, which roamed into human habitations in Cumbum, Theni district for days together since last month, has been captured at last. The evaded elephant was tranquilized after being spotted at Chinnaovalapuram in Chinnamanur block, said Theni Collector RV Shajeevana. With the aid of three Kumki elephants from Coimbatore, the Forest personnel are driving Arikomban back to its herd. The… Continue reading "Tusker Arikomban captured, to go back to its herd"
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A mahout was injured in an attack by a captive elephant at Kozhikamuthi elephant camp of Anamalai Tiger Reserve (ATR) near Top Slip on Friday. An official of the Forest Department said the mahout Prasanth (43) had taken elephant Suyambu (35) for grazing in the forest, when it turned wild and attacked him. “The elephant, which was in ‘musth’ lifted… Continue reading "Mahout killed in attack by captive elephant"