.........ATHAGARH:A Five-Year-Old tusker died due to diarrhoea in Saradhapur reserve forest under Narasinghpur range on Tuesday.
Gourishankar Dash, range officer, said the elephant was suffering from diarrhoea for the last couple of weeks. The postmortem of the carcass was conducted in presence of ACF, Purna Chandra Guru, veterinary surgeon, Sudhir Panda and buried in the forest.
Sources said three days back, a three-year-old female elephant died near Kankadakhai canal under
Deobhuin reserve forest. Similarly last month, an eight-month-old female elephant died near Budhabudhi hill under the same forest range area.