An elephants was electrocuted at a wildlife sanctuary in northern India, apparently after they uprooted a utility pole and were caught in its wires, a forest.
The charred bodies of the elephants entangled in the wires were found Friday at the Dudhwwa National Park in Uttar Pradeh state. The elephants appeared to be part of a herd moving through the park in the Himalayan foothills, Pandey said.
Many people said that this elephant die because of walking across the rain and make it dangerous immediately, but the source not clear. But the real of elephants dead because electrocuted. and a man said veterinarians will conduct autopsies on the elephants before they are buried in the park.
The park is about 160 miles (255 kilometers) southeast of Lucknow, the capital of Uttar Pradesh. India’s wild elephant population is estimated at about 27,000. Although the threat to elephants in India is not as dramatic as that facing tigers, the steady decline of their population worries wildlife activists.