Kaziranga: On Monday, four animals of the Kaziranga National Park were electrocuted to death in the Kaziranga National Park. The electrocuted animals of the national park include one camp elephant who was named Oiravat, one swamp deer and two wild boars.
This incident took place at the Burapahar range that falls under the Haticamp at the Kaziranga National Park.
The director of Kaziranga National Park had shared the news with a local news portal.
It is to be noted that Bhomoraguri, which is about 30 km away from Burapahar, had been recently reopened for tourists. Burapahar is located at Kaziranga National Park's westernmost range.
The death of another elephant due to electrocution was reported in Guwahati on Sunday. Speaking to a local news portal, the Divisional Forest Officer (DFO) Rohini Saikia informed that the villagers had found the body of the dead elephant which had died after being electrified by high-voltage in Ahom Gaon near Gorchuk in Guwahati.
The elephant was around 4-foot tall and had died after coming in contact with a low-lying electric wire on which creepers were growing. It has been suspected that the elephant might have got electrocuted while trying to eat the creepers.