Two female elephants found dead in 2 places

By PTI Published on Mar 28, 2018 12:36 PM IST

Coimbatore: Two bodies of two she elephants were found in the forest areas of this and nearby Nilgiris district, forest department sources said.

The body of a 30-year-old elephant was found in Mielmukkai area in Sirumugai forest range in the district, they said.

Preliminary inquiry revealed that the death was due to some illness. The carcass of a three-year elephant was found in Needle Rock near Nilgiris district, they said.

It was suspected that the death could be due to lack proper food and water, they said.