JORABAT, Oct 3 - A wild female elephant was found dead in Topatoli Hill area near Jagiroad today. Some villagers who had gone to collect firewood saw the dead elephant and informed the forest officials of Sonapur Forest Range.
A team of veterinary doctors from the Assam State Zoo reached the spot after being informed by the forest officials and did the post mortem of the dead elephant.
According to some locals, the elephant must have died as it had a fight with another elephant early in the morning today. But the doctors from the State Zoo informed that the cause of its death could be ascertained only after the post mortem report comes.