TN govt urged to probe elephant abuse case

In response to the appeal filed by the Federation of Indian Animal Protection Organisations (FIAPO) to the State Forest department and the Ministry of Environment & Forest, on brutality against the elephant Joymala, who was beaten up mercilessly by her mahout, the Project Elephant took immediate action and has asked the Chief Wildlife Warden, Tamilnadu to look into the matter and take urgent action. Continue Reading

Amid elephant deaths, TN forms expert panel to study elephant

At a time when frequent deaths of elephants in the forests of Tamilnadu sparked off protests from activists and animal lovers, the State Forest Department has formed an 11-member expert committee to conduct scientific study on the elephant population in Tamilnadu. Continue Reading