Guruvayoor padmanabhan

Ban on tuskers Guruvayur Padmanabhan and Valiya Kesavan to continue

Guruvayur: The ban enforced on tuskers Guruvayur Padmanabhan and Valiya Kesavan to ..

Kasthoori returns after shedding 100 kilogram through rejuvenation therapy
As summer approaches, elephants come out of forests in search of drinking water
malayalappuzha rajan
Tusker guards sleeping mahout, then falls asleep: Pictures go viral

Elephant runs amok seeing horse; vehicles collide, 3 injured

Venjarammoodu (Thiruvananthapuram): An elephant ran amok after it panicked seeing a horse on the roadside here. Three persons who ..

elephant calf

Elephant calf abandoned by herd becomes apple of eye of forest guards

Karulayi (Malappuram): The elephant calf that was found estranged from the herd in the banks of Karimpuzha river and later taken ..

Triple tusker Kalady Ganeshan

‘Triple tusker’ Kalady Ganeshan dies of age

Kalady: A captive elephant that was noted for having three tusks has died of age here. The ‘triple tusker’ named as Kalady ..


133 elephants die in Kerala in one year

Thrissur: Within a year, a total of 34 captive elephants and 99 wild elephants died in Kerala. The dead wild elephants include 20 tuskers, ..


Lone tusker dies of electric shock on house compound

Kothamangalam: A lone wild tusker that was wreaking havoc in the inhabited area died in a pathetic way the other day. The 10-year-old ..

Elephant Musth

Elephant in musth being tortured; chained outdoors for 3 months despite bad weather

Balussery: An elephant has been tortured for the past three months in the name of musth, it is alleged. The tusker, known by the names ..

Yathish Chandra

Complaint against Yathish Chandra for touching elephant at Aanayoottu ceremony

Thrissur: The Heritage Animal Task Force has filed a complaint against Thrissur city police commissioner Yathish Chandra for violating ..


Tusker decides to take relaxing bath in river; Mahouts at their wits’ end

Cheruthuruthy: When tusker Pananchery Paramu alias Adatt Paramu decided have a bath in the river to his heart’s content, the ..

elephant feeding

Rejuvenation therapy season begins; Elephants to feast on special foods

Guruvayur: Jumbos in elephant camp which take palm laves and plantain stems all the time can now taste special menu of food for a month ..


Wild jumbo saved from well after over 6-hr-long rescue mission in Athirappilly

Athirappilly: After six hours and 30 minutes of long rescue mission, a wild elephant which fell into a well on the compound of a ..


Elephant runs amok in Guruvayur; Mahout sustains fracture in hand

Guruvayur: A single tusker named Chandrasekharan ran amok at the elephant camp here. The mahout’s hand was fractured during the ..

Koodalmanikyam Megharjunan

Tusker Koodalmanikyam Megharjunan receives ‘Gajashyamavarnan’ title

Irinjalakkuda (Thrissur): Elephant Koodalmanikyam Megharjunan owned by Koodalmanikyam Bharata Temple Devaswom has been honoured with ..


Auto driver's love for elephant; Buys after long time desire but turns into tragedy

Palakkad: The story of an autorickshaw driver buying an elephant may sound surprising to most of us. But it was one of the biggest ..


HC orders to follow rule preventing use of weak elephants for processions

Kochi: The high court has directed the district-level committee on the Kerala Captive Elephant Management and Maintenance Rules to ..


Body measurements of Puduppalli Keshavan estimated; Both tusks longer than 100 cm

Kottayam: Elephant Puduppalli Keshavan has come out of detention after months long musth season, but showed no sign of the long struggling ..


Chullikomban from Aralam shifted to Muthanga for good conduct

Iritty (Kannur): Even 8 months of isolation couldn’t calm down Chullikomban. He had to be given three tranquilizer shots after ..


Steep decline in centre’s elephant census; Kerala to conduct resurvey

Kochi: The State Forest Department is conducting a fresh survey as the elephant census conducted by Union Ministry of Environment and ..


Elephant herd spotted at Pandithavalam

Sabarimala: A herd of elephants were seen roaming near Paandithavalam and the local people bursted crackers to scare away the pachyderms ..


Captive elephants soon to have shelter homes

Thrissur: Union Ministry of Environment and Forests (MoEF) is mulling new guidelines on management and maintenance of captive elephants ..


Rent for elephants on the rise, festival season to be expensive

Pathanamthitta: The Travancore and Guruvayur Devaswoms have increased the rent for procession (Ezhunnalippu) of elephants. Consequently, ..

elephant kesavan

Elephant helps another elephant come out of the slush

Kottayam: A domestic elephant, Viswanathan, got stuck in the mud in a farmland for more than two hours on Saturday evening. After much ..


Wild elephant dies in Chinnakanal; 3rd death within a month

Munnar: A wild tusker died at Chinnakanal in Idukki district in a plantation estate belonging to ADGP Tomin Thachankary’s brother ..


Elephant gets 'blessed' in a Kottayam church

Kottayam: In a rare happening, a 20-year-old tusker got "blessed" at a church in Kottayam. "Yes, an elephant got blessed ..


Elephant which met a tragic end after falling into well cremated

Kunnamkulam (Thrissur): The carcass of a tusker ‘Dhruvan’ which met a tragic end after falling into an open well at Kurukkanpara ..


Finally, Madhavankutty tortured in captivity, returns to owner

Charummoodu: Madhavankutty, the elephant which was kept chained when in musth, was taken by its owner on Tuesday from Thamarakulam ..

Neyyattinkara kannan

Karkidaka sukhachikitsa for temple elephant Kannan begins

Neyyattinkara: Karkidakam is the time of the year when everyone concentrates on health with rejuvenation therapies. Even the domesticated ..

Crops destroyed by elephant

Elephant enters farm, destroys crops near Marayur

Marayur: A lone tusker entered farms at Melkarimutii and Chemmankuzhi and destroyed coconut, arecanut and plantain trees. The tusker ..


Wild tuskers visit Bisonvalley

Rajakkad: A group of wild tuskers visited certain residential areas of Konginicity and Societymedu in the Baisonvalley panchayat on ..


Wild tuskers clash inside forest, one seriously injured

Ranni: Forest officials on Monday found a male elephant with serious injuries inside forest at Aadukuzhy near Kattachira here. The ..


Baby elephant recovers under care of forest rangers

Nilambur: A four-month-old elephant calf, which was rescued from a pit inside the forest, is now recovering under the good care of ..


Roaming rogue elephants create panic in Ayyankolly

Panthalloor: Wild tuskers roaming the residential areas of Ayyankolly near here even during day time are creating panic among locals ..

കൊടുങ്ങൂരിന്റെ മനസില്‍ തിടമ്പേറ്റി ഗുരുവായൂര്‍ നന്ദിനി

For the 5th time, Gajarani Nandini takes Thidambu in Devi temple

Kodungoor: Guruvayur Nandini walked into the Kodungoor Devi temple with her innate elegance and grace. She has been assigned to carry ..


Tusker strays into farm to relish jackfruit; trips and falls, dies

Agali: A wild elephant that visited a private plantation farm at Varadimala valley in Sholayur to relish jackfruit fell down and died ..


Elephants destroys acres of farm in Gudalur; ransack houses in Malakkapara

Gudalur: Farmers in Gudalur region are living in fear of raids by elephants and other wild animals for the past several days. Acres ..


Elephant rescued from 45-feet deep well

Coimbatore: An elephant, which accidentally fell into a 45 feet deep well in a village on the outskirts, was today rescued by forest ..


Outfit alleges elephant torture in local temple fest

Thiruvananthapuram: Heritage Animal Taskforce, a state-based animal rights campaigner, has alleged that as many as 24 elephants were ..


Kunnathoor temple elephant, known for gentle manners, gets his tusks trimmed

Mannar: When Thrissur-native Smithesh carefully cut down his long beautiful tusks, Kunnathoor Ramu did not get upset or even move an ..


Naughty calf leads mom into pit dug up for Food park

​Tezpur: Three wild elephants, including one calf, have been injured after they fell into a pit dug at the construction site of a Herbal ..


Karnataka Forest Dept setting free elephant showing signs of disturbance

Sulthan Bathery: An elephant showing signs of getting restive is often set free by the Karnataka Forest Department at Moolahalla in ..

thrissur pooram

Sabarimala: HC curbs elephant parading during Makaravilakku

Kochi: The Kerala High court on Friday issued an order against use of elephants during the Makaravilakku festival of the Sabarimala ..


Restive elephant kills two mahouts in Karukachal

Kottayam: An elephant killed two of its mahouts after it turned restive at Karukachal here on Thursday. The elephant, Channanikkad ..


Elephant turns restive during procession

Kozhikode: Tense moments prevailed after an elephant turned restive during a procession from Thali temple to Valayanad Devi temple ..


At last, Dhananjayan climbs up riverbank

Naduvannoor: After a long exercise which stretched to 16 hours, locals and authorities have rescued Balussery Dhananjayan, who found ..