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Elephant electrocuted

late on Friday night when its trunk entangled in the wires of an irrigation pump in, Garbeta. The elephant, aged around 12-13 years, belonged to a herd of about 150 Dalma pachyderms that entered West Midnapore from Bankura.On Friday, a herd of elephants crossed Kestopur village. While returning to Kestopur forest, a female elephant accidentally stepped on a tube well, where a live wire was connected...
Source : Times Of India |
Category : City | City : Raipur

Lost baby elephant wanders into South African family's home

Can we keep her? Lost baby elephant wanders into South African family's home after getting separated from its herdIt can be hard to address the elephant in the room; however it becomes considerably easier when one is standing in your lounge.Staff at a game reserve in Zululand, South Africa found themselves with an unusual problem after a 10-day-old baby elephant ran away from its mother and ended up...
Source : dailymail |
Category : International

Something to trumpet about

yet-unnamed female elephant calf following its half-sister Mongu about at Vienna's Schoenbrunn zoo yesterday. The baby elephant was born on Wednesday, after 645 days of pregnancy, to its mother Tonga, following the first successful insemination of an African elephant using frozen sperm taken from a wild elephant bull in South Africa.    ...
Source : Straits Times |
Category : International

Teacher tells of Kruger elephant attack

settings.Sarah Brooks' car is herded, upturned and trampled on by an elephant in a South African safari park, which has experienced a spate of similar attacks.A British teacher who suffered a serious leg injury when an elephant tore through her car in South Africa has told how she desperately tried to drive away.Sarah Brooks, who works at the Sir John Gleed School in Lincolnshire, and her South African...
Source : Sydney Morning Herald |
Category : International

Rampaging elephant smashes down Indian family's house as they slept... then returns to lift wreckage

Rampaging elephant smashes down Indian family's house as they slept then returns to lift wreckage from trapped baby after hearing its screamsA rampaging elephant demolished a house in a remote Indian village before saving a baby trapped under the rubble.The incident took place in Purulia district of the east Indian state of West Bengal, a region where man-animal confrontation is a regular phenomenon.The...
Source : dailymail |
Category : International

Indians celebrate Republic Day in Seoul

sub-zero temperatures, the Indian community in South Korea celebrated the 65th Republic Day at the Indian embassy and at the Indian Cultural Centre (ICC) here...
Source : Webindia123 |
Category : Headlines

IIT KgP launches food in tube

Feb 17 : The Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur (IIT KgP) recently launched food in tube for kids, owing to the increasing rate of malnourished kids in India.The food which is in tube is rich in vitamins, proteins, minerals and other vital nutrients.According to reports, 55 percent of children in rural India and 45 percent in urban population are severely malnourished.After launching the food...
Source : Newkerala |
Category : City

Elephant 'stabbed woman with tusk'

British teacher injured when an elephant attacked the car she was in has been discharged from hospital.Sarah Brooks was on a safari in the Kruger National Park, South Africa, when the elephant became aggressive.The park's manager said one of the elephant's tusks stabbed her thigh after penetrating the car in the incident on 30 December.Miss Brooks lives in Lincolnshire and teaches at Sir John Gleed...
Source : BBC |
Category : International

14-year-old bags photography award with Chambal crocodile

by Natural History Museum andThis year's Wildlife Photographer of the Year is South African artist Gred du Toit, who won over the judges with his photograph of an African elephant from Botswana.The winning portrait has been 10 years in the making, as Du Toit has been photographing elephants for a decade in search of the perfect shot."I chose elephants because I feel a very special energy and connection...
Source : Times Of India |
Category : National

Cycle superhighway extension opened

north-south route will run from Elephant and Castle to King's Cross via Blackfriars Road and Blackfriars BridgeAn extension of a cycle superhighway in east London has been officially opened, a day after a cyclist was killed on the route.The route from Aldgate to Bow has been extended by nearly two miles into Stratford. The new section is segregated from traffic.The new north-south route from Elephant...
Source : BBC |
Category : International | City : London