Valparai news

Elephant found dead in Valparai

Coimbatore: A 15-year-old male elephant was found dead in a private estate in Valparai in the district. Workers of the cardamom estate complained of a foul smell emanating from the area, following which forest officials searched the place and recovered the carcass. Forest Department officials said its veterinarian N S Manoharan carried out an autopsy on the elephant. They said injury marks were found on the deceased pachyderm, which indicated