KATHMANDU, Oct 18: A herd of wild elephants has damaged the paddy crop of farmers in Shuklaphanta Municipality-2 last night.

KATHMANDU, Sept 20: Experts have said that the elephants in the country could become extinct if appropriate plans and strategies are not developed to conserve them.

CHITWAN, April 15: Private elephants kept for providing jungle safari services to tourists are now on verge of collapse.

CHITWAN, Aug 13: The Chitwan National Park (CNP) here has lost 25 elephants since 2002. Of this number, 15 died of tuberculosis. Tuberculosis was first seen in the elephants in CNP in 2002 and it continued up to 2016.

Elephants deserve to be treated with respect, not shackled and ridden to death. Elephants don’t carry people on their backs or perform tricks willingly.

Crouching near a wooden shed in his snowy backyard, Prokopy Nogovitsyn lifts up a grey tarpaulin and takes out a vertebra the size of a saucer: part of a mammoth skeleton.

BOTSWANA, Sept 8: Conservationists have discovered the corpses of 90 elephants in Botswana in the last two months. The atrocious discovery unleashes fears of a poaching boom in a country that has traditionally been a safe haven for tens of thousands of these gentle animals.

CHITWAN, June 14: Everyone loves freedom. And elephants cannot be an exception to this instinct. This was apparent when four elephants that were chained for long where freed of the shackles by their owner on Wednesday here.

CHITWAN, May 7: Septuagenarian Magara Darai and his wife Budhani had just gone to bed after dinner when they heard an unusual sound outside their house.

RAJBIRAJ, April 30: The residents of eastern Saptari which borders the Koshi Tappu Wildlife Reserve often have sleepless nights due to the fear of wild elephants entering the settlement.

Wild elephants claim two lives in Jhapa

February 24, 2018 14:58 pm

JHAPA, Feb 24: Two persons were killed at Birtamod-7 in Jhapa district in wild elephants' attacks.

Food feast for elephants

February 14, 2018 19:41 pm

CHITWAN, Feb 14: Elephants have been fed on their favorite foods on the occasion of Elephant Food Festival organized at Sauraha in the district.

Elephants terrorizing locals of Damak

January 22, 2018 03:30 am

DAMAK, Jan 22: Since the last few weeks, Nabin Baral, chief of ward no 3 of Damak Municipality, Jhapa, comes out of his home holding a blazing torch. His neighbors, on the other hand, are found beating plates, blowing conch shells and lighting firecrackers.

ITAHARI, Dec 5: Wild elephant attacks have increased in the areas surrounding Koshi Tappu Wildlife Reserve in recent times. In the last five days, four people living in the areas near the reserve have lost their lives to elephant attacks.

KANCHANPUR, Nov 5: A herd of 22 adult wild elephants and calfs destroyed two houses at Jonapur, Bagbazar in Shuklaphanta Municipality-3 in Kanchanpur district on Saturday night.

KANCHANPUR, Oct. 26: Wild elephants straying from the Shuklaphanta National Park have gone on rampage, destroying sugarcane farming at Laljhadi rural municipality-4 of Kanchanpur district. A herd of around 20 wild elephants went on a roadrage destroying sugarcane farmlands amounting to more than Rs. 800,000 so far. Farmers said that their calls to concerned authority to resolve the problem have fallen on a deaf ear.

Kanchanpur, Oct 20: A herd of wild elephants has damaged two houses at Beldangi rural municipality-1 in Kanchanpur district on Thursday night.

BARIDYA, Dec 3: A total of 35 people had lost their lives to attacks from elephants in the past 17 years in Bardiya.

Africa’s elephant population has suffered its worst drop in 25 years, the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) said Sunday, blaming the plummeting numbers on poaching.

MAHENDRANAGAR, Sept 8: The government has allocated 10 elephants for Shuklaphanta Wildlife Reserve (SWR) but it has only seven elephants at present.