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Elephant runs amok in Kerala

2012-01-09 - TRIPUNITHURA, India.

Tension prevailed as an elephant, brought for a festival, ran amok across the town for around one-and-a-half hours, in the Sunday afternoon. Thottakkaattu Ramachandran, brought to Kannankulangara as a standby for the festival, ran from Kannankulangara to the crowded Statue Junction, before running towards Tripunithura Junction. “The tusker got frightened as the crowd followed him and some vehicles began to sound horn,” said the mahout after bringing the tusker under control. No causalities w...


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Dental checkup’ of elephants: Case against Devaswom officials

2005-05-06 - TRIPUNITHURA, India.

The beautification of the tusks of elephants owned by the Cochin Devaswom Board is paving way for another controversy with the Forest Department registering a case against the Devaswom officials. Forest Department has registered a case against three persons, including the expert who beautified the tusks. “Action was taken against the officials because the Cochin Devaswom Board did not seek prior permission of the Forest Department to cut the tusks of the elephants,” said Kamaluddin, Kodanad ...


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2 Headlines about Elephants from TRIPUNITHURA2012-01-09 - TRIPUNITHURA, India - Elephant runs amok in Kerala 2005-05-06 - TRIPUNITHURA, India - Dental checkup’ of elephants: Case against Devaswom officials

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