Elephant fatalities in India have increased due to dozens of reasons, including electrocution and poaching. Recently, two more elephant carcasses were found in Keonjhar district, Odisha, wildlife department officials reported. As to what caused these deaths, still remains a mystery; however, electrocution and poaching have
Revatha, an iconic Sri Lankan elephant died in North Central province in Sri Lanka in early March after being electrocuted by an electric fence. Four other elephants met a similar fate in the same region, reflecting the danger from illegal electrified fences in the country.