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Another elephant found dead in Chattogram

Forest officials have recovered the carcass of another wild elephant in the Lotmoni hills area of Banshkhali upazila in Chattogram.

Sources said the locals spotted the carcass of the wild elephant and informed the forest department on Wednesday afternoon.

On information, a team from the Banshkhali Forest Department and Livestock Services Department went to the spot with four veterinarians.

Jolodi Sanctuary Range Officer Anisuzzaman Sheikh said an autopsy would be conducted to ascertain the exact cause of the elephant’s death.

Earlier, on November 12, the carcass of another wild elephant was recovered from a paddy field near the Chambal hills area of Chambal union of the same upazila.

Source: United News of Bangladesh