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Male elephant carcass found in KNP

A full grown male elephant is believed to have died in fight with another elephant in the Kaziranga National Park on Sunday. The carcass was spotted in Agaratoli range by a patrolling forest personnel. Forest official suspected that there was something amiss in the park after they heard sounds of animals and noticed unusual behaviour among other animals since Friday evening. The carcass was sent for postmortem. The incident was rare and forest officials were looking into it. Meanwhile, a group of four elephants came out of the Mikirjan camp of the park under Kohora range and injured two persons, damaged seven houses and the Japori Pathar Anganwadi Centre.

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