Tusker dies in clash with another elephant at Periyar Tiger Reserve
Kumili: An elephant that was severely injured in a clash between elephants in Periyar Tiger Reserve has passed away. The 35-year-old tusker died in the reservoir at Thannikkudi in Periyar range. The wildlife authorities provided treatment to the tusker in an effort to save its life but it went in vain.
The tusker which was found everely injured the other day, suffered from serious injuries in the stomach and legs. The post-mortem of the elephant was performed by Kumili veterinary surgeon Kaleeshwaran.