Elephant dies at Chhattisgarh zoo

November 24th, 2011 - 1:02 am ICT by IANS  

Raipur, Nov 23 (IANS) Days after a tigress was found killed in a Chhattisgarh sanctuary, an elephant died at a zoo in Bilaspur district, forest officials said Wednesday.

A post-mortem report confirmed Wednesday that the one-and-half-month old elephant had died Tuesday at Kanan Pendari zoo, mainly due to dehydration.

Forest officials had brought the jumbo to Kanan Pendari Nov 5 in an injured condition from a forested area of Raigarh district after it got separated from its herd.

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