The annual ritual of selecting Dasara elephants is on and the Forest Department officials are going to different elephant camps in Mysore and Coorg to prepare a preliminary list of elephants that are eligible to participate in the grand event. An initial list of 14 elephants has been prepared. Read MoreRead More...
International Coffee day which falls every year on 1st Oct was celebrated in Coorg, yesterday. According to report in TOI, coffee was served to tourists at Dubare Elephant Camp. The
Deputy Commissioner R V D’Souza inaugurated the coffee show. Madikeri District Forest Officer Edukondalu was also present. Read More
A Tusker at Dubare. Image: By Dilli2040 via Wikimedia Commons
A joyride turned into nightmare when Chandru, one of the elephants at Dubare went beserk and attacked the boat and raft on which the tourists were enjoying their ride. The scared tourists jumped into the river, local swimmers rescued the tourists from drowning.
Other elephants from the camp were bought to calm Chandru. Read More