unknown at Ghoghi elephant camp

 Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) unknown at Ghoghi elephant camp

Sex is marked as unknown, since its not confirmed that this elephant is the same as the young bull on the photograph.
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Species: Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age: < 1 maybe about years old (estimated age)
Dead date: 2018-09-23,
Death reason: disease: poisoning OR overdosing of tranquiliser anaesthetics?
Location:Ghoghi elephant camp
ArrivedGhoghi elephant camp
Born: wild
Capture: 2018, Sidhi district of MP
Document updated2018-09-26: new record, death report
Sex is marked as unknown, since its not confirmed that this elephant is the same as the young bull on the photograph.

"The tranquilised elephants were kept at Ghoghi camp, where the calf died. It is crucial to note here that young elephant had fallen ill the day he was captured by tranquilising.

MP PCCF Sahbaz Ahmed told that the elephant calf has died of poisoning by unidentified people and not due to tranquiliser overdose...[] while the wildlife conservationists alleging the MP Forest staff of killing the elephant calf by overdosing of tranquiliser anaesthetics.”

Sources, among others

  • http://thehitavada.com/Encyc/2018/9/25/Tranquilised-elephant-calf-dies-in-MP;-4-others-to-be-commercialised.aspx

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