Tamil Nadu: 15-year-old elephant found dead in Tirupur canal
9, Feb 2019, 3:36 PM IST
Tirupur: A 15-year old elephant died near Udumalai, Tirupur, in Tamil Nadu, after it fell into a canal on Friday. According to reports, the elephant had attempted to drink water from the canal, but fell into it. The elephant was carried away by the swirling waters of the canal up to the Thirumurthy dam. The body of the elephant has been retrieved from the dam. After the postmortem, the forest department plans to bury the elephant near the dam.