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Elephant’s body recovered in Sherpur

Published on: 3:46 pm - Thursday | July 5, 2018

 Currentnews.com.bd

Forest officials recovered the body of a male elephant from Gurucharan-Dudhnoi area in Jhenaigati upazila of Sherpur on Thursday, UNB reports.

 

Being informed by locals, a team of forest department recovered the body around 7am, said Md Ashraful Alam, beat officer of Tawakucha beat of Forest Department in Jhenaigati upazila.

 

The elephant, aged around 14/15 years, has tusks around one foot, he said.

 

“The exact reason behind its death could not be known immediately and there was no injury mark in its body,” said the forest officer.

 

The elephant might have died due to indigestion as jackfruit seeds were found in its dung collected from the spot, he added.

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