Elephant dies after shift to Dudhwa national park

2010-07-31 - Dudhwa, India.

Once Lucknow Zoo’s priced possession, Sumit, a 55-year old male elephant, died at the Dudhwa National Park in the wee hours of Thursday. The pachyderm was shifted to the national park on May 2 last following directives of the Central Zoo Authority to shift all elephants to national parks. According to veterinary doctors attending to the ailing elephant, Sumit was suffering from various old-age related diseases and could not recover even after proper medical care.

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Jumbo counting begins in Dudhwa Tiger Reserve

2010-05-31 - Dudhwa, India.

For the first time, elephant census has kicked off in Dudhwa Tiger Reserve. As part of the project, the findings will be a part of Project Elephant. "As we did not have a sizeable elephant population here earlier, the census never took place. Now, due to the increase in the visibility of elephants, the Centre and the state governments decided to begin the census," said Sanjay Pathak, Deputy Director of Dudhwa Tiger Reserve.

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Elephants from Nepal kill 1, injure eight in Uttar Pradesh

2010-02-25 - Dudhwa, India.

One person was killed and several injured when a herd of elephants which had apparently strayed in from Nepal went on a rampage in a village in Bahraich district of Uttar Pradesh, officials said Thursday. At least eight people were reported to be severely injured and crops worth thousands of rupees were damaged over the past two days, with the pachyderms trampling everything and anything that came in their path in the vicinity of the Katarniya Ghat Tiger Reserve, that falls under the extended pa...

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Jumbos at Dudhwa National Park receive pension

2008-09-24 - Dudhwa, India. Kamna Mathur

Not many may know that Dudhwa National Park holds a unique position for according pension and other emoluments to its elephants for rendering service to tourists and patrolling. These elephants belong to the Uttar Pradesh Forest Department at the Dudhwa National Park located in Lakhimpuri Kheri region of the State. And, after retirement from their official duties, these jumbos avail free medical treatment, pension and an attendant.

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4 Headlines about Elephants from Dudhwa2010-07-31 - Dudhwa, India - Elephant dies after shift to Dudhwa national park 2010-05-31 - Dudhwa, India - Jumbo counting begins in Dudhwa Tiger Reserve 2010-02-25 - Dudhwa, India - Elephants from Nepal kill 1, injure eight in Uttar Pradesh 2008-09-24 - Dudhwa, India - Jumbos at Dudhwa National Park receive pension

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