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Rescued elephant calf handed over to Bhutan

Rescued elephant calf handed over to Bhutan

Sentinel Digital DeskBy : Sentinel Digital Desk

  |  9 Sep 2018 8:19 AM GMT

A Correspondent

TANGLA: A 12-day old elephant calf was rescued from the dense jungles of Phulbari area near Sapongaon Forest Office under Dhansiri Forest Division in Udalguri on Friday morning.

Reportedly, the villagers after spotting the jumbo informed forest officials who rescued the calf with the aid of troops of Sastra Seema Bal (SSB) from the jungle along the Indo-Bhutan border. The jungle falls under the territorial division of Bhutan province as per the claims of forest officials of the kingdom.

“The calf has been handed over to the officials of Bhutan through departmental procedures,” informed a forest official of Sapongaon Forest office.

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