Sick Elephant Calf Rescued In Odisha’s Mayurbhanj

2020-08-23 - Baripada, India.

An elephant calf which got separated from its family was rescued by a team of forest officials today morning. The newborn elephant was lying in a poor condition in a farm. A team of veterinarians have also reached the spot to treat the ill calf.

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Elephant rides made available for tourists at Similipal

2013-11-13 - Baripada, India.

Elephant rides will be an added attraction for tourists visiting Similipal National Park as the state´s only tiger reserve, located in Mayurbhanj district, opened for public today. Kunki elephants -- Mahindra, Sobha and Raj Kumar -- will take tourists on joyrides, said an official of the park, which opened today after a 12-day delay caused due to efforts to clear trees uprooted by Cyclone Phailin.

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Elephant herd prowls Mayurbhanj villages

2011-11-14 - BARIPADA, India.

A huge herd of elephants sneaked into Khuntapal village in Mayurbhanj´s Rasgovindpur block at about 8 pm on Saturday, triggering panic among people. Before entering into Khuntapal, the herd prowled through Bhuraidihi and Kukudajodi villages of the block, giving forest officers sleepless nights.

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Elephants on rampage

2007-12-07 - BARIPADA, India.

The elephants have struck once again, and this time they have damaged standing crops of over 24 acres of land in Pal, Dhansul, Kasdihi, Ghanghana and Tadki villages during the last couple of days. According to agitated villagers, a herd of 30 elephants had crossed over from Chapaban forest of West Bengal and destroyed crops as well as seven huts in Kasdihi village. From then on, they are on the move, trampling crops at will, alleged the locals. The villagers have urged the administration to sanc...

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Pachyderms a poser to Mayurbhanj folks

2007-02-25 - BARIPADA, India.

Mayurbhanj district is one of the worst-hit areas as far as elephant menace is concerned and local people are distressed over the indifference shown by the government to their problem. Local MLA Mr Sambhunath Nayak, along with the people of six grama panchayats under the Josipur block, threatened to launch a dharna in front of the range office of Simlipal Tiger Reserver in Josipur.
Mayurbhanj is the second worst-affected district after Keonjhar as far as elephant menace is concerned, al...

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Wild elephants sneak into Orissa villages

2005-07-19 - Baripada, India.

Two wild elephants from Chandavilla forest range of West Bengal's Midnapore district have sneaked into Orissa's Mayurbhanj district and caused depredations in several villages under Deuli forest range. According to Acting Field Director of STR (Simlipal Tiger Reserve) Jitendra Kumar, the two migrant elephants- one adult bull and an adult cow elephant- have damaged eight houses in the three villages located on their migration route.

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6 Headlines about Elephants from Baripada2020-08-23 - Baripada, India - Sick Elephant Calf Rescued In Odisha’s Mayurbhanj 2013-11-13 - Baripada, India - Elephant rides made available for tourists at Similipal 2011-11-14 - BARIPADA, India - Elephant herd prowls Mayurbhanj villages 2007-12-07 - BARIPADA, India - Elephants on rampage 2007-02-25 - BARIPADA, India - Pachyderms a poser to Mayurbhanj folks 2005-07-19 - Baripada, India - Wild elephants sneak into Orissa villages

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