Tied to a tree at Meenukolli, elephant sheds tears and continuously trumpets for mate.
Kusha, the male elephant that went missing from Dubare Elephant Camp in Kodagu District, has finally been caught by the Forest Department on Tuesday. The tamed elephant ventured into the forests one-and-a-half years ago in search of a mate and had not returned. Read More
A male wild elephant always travels in search of its mate. He will jump from one herd of female elephants to another until he finds a female willing to mate. After a bull elephant has mated with a female, he will stay with the female and guard her from other males.
Sometimes, bull elephants are known to travel great distances in search of a partner and may not come back to its original place. Read More
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