Injured elephant found dead

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Bangalore, Jan 10 (UNI) A wild female elephant, which sustained bullet injuries on the leg after a farmer shot it at Nagarahole national park on January two, was found dead on January seven.

A release from Institute for Natural Resources Conservation, Education, Research and Training (INCERT) yesterday said a team, which went in search for the injured pachyderm, found the animal dead on January seven.

The villagers alleged that the forest department officials brought veterinary doctors only on January six to treat the animal.

Meanwhile, a two-week-old carcass of a tusker, with its tusk missing, was found at Elagalli near Nagarahole National Park.

No arrests were made so far.

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