Elephants trample paddy fields

2015-11-13 - Vizianagaram, India.

A herd of elephants damaged two acres of paddy field at Karakavalasa village of LN Pet mandal in the early hours of Thursday. The pachyderms are frequently entering the paddy and sugarcane fields in LN Peta, Sithampeta, Veeraghattam and other places. District Forest Officer Ch. Shanti Swaroop sent elephant trackers and asked the staff to submit a detailed report on the damage so that the compensation would be paid to the farmers.

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Politicos oppose move to set up elephant zone

2008-02-08 - Vizianagaram, India. B Rajarao

Cutting across party lines, elected representatives of Vizianagaram and Srikakulam districts have expressed reservations about the proposal to set up an elephant sanctuary in the Andhra-Orissa Border in the two districts. It may be recalled that Forest Minister S Vijayarama Raju, while reviewing ‘Operation Gajendra’ announced that the State Government would set up an elephant zone and the tribals inhabiting the areas affected by rogue elephants would be relocated. However, the proposal was m...

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Now, a central team on an ‘elephantine’ mission

2007-11-23 - VIZIANAGARAM, India.

The Central Elephant Board is likely to depute a team soon to tackle the vexed elephant menace, which has badly affected the two districts of Vizianagaram and Srikakulam during the last four months. As many as 10, including a journalist of a vernacular daily, were killed and standing crops in hundreds of acres in both the districts were damaged by the jumbos.

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One more rogue elephant trapped

2007-10-28 - VIZIANAGARAM, India.

Operation Gajendra is in full swing with officials trapping one more rogue elephant near Seemavanivalasa in Jiyyammavalasa mandal on Saturday. They shot tranquilisers at the herd found grazing under palm trees near the village. But as they hurried on to trap the wild pachyderms, three of the four tranquilised animals managed to escape. The latest success comes close on the heels of the taming of three rogue elephants. Nonetheless, five more are still at large.

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Experts reach GL Puram to find way to curb wild elephants

2007-08-25 - VIZIANAGARAM, India.

Forest Department officials have reached Puttajammuvalasa village in Gummalakshmipuram mandal, near where a herd of elephants was sighted moving. The trackers, mahouts and trained elephant Jayant from Chittoor district are expected to reach the affected places on Friday night and start drawing up an action plan to curb the menace the wild herd poses to human habitations, District Forest Officer BV Ramanababu told this website’s newspaper. Meanwhile, according to reliable sources, seven persons...

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5 Headlines about Elephants from VIZIANAGARAM2015-11-13 - Vizianagaram, India - Elephants trample paddy fields 2008-02-08 - Vizianagaram, India - Politicos oppose move to set up elephant zone 2007-11-23 - VIZIANAGARAM, India - Now, a central team on an ‘elephantine’ mission 2007-10-28 - VIZIANAGARAM, India - One more rogue elephant trapped 2007-08-25 - VIZIANAGARAM, India - Experts reach GL Puram to find way to curb wild elephants

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