Elephant found dead in Kuldiha reserve forest in Odisha

Balasore, Dec 18 (PTI) A forest department patrolling team found the carcass of a female adult elephant in Kuldiha reserve forest in Odisha's Balasore district, an official said on Friday.

The dead elephant was found near a water source in the forest on Thursday by the patrolling team, the official said.

He said the elephant might have slipped from a high rock while coming down to the water source and died there.

However, post-mortem has been conducted and the body cremated inside the forest, the official added. PTI COR AAM RG RG