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Tragic Loss: Lone Elephant Calf Succumbs to Starvation and Sickness

A somber scene unfolded in the Seshachalam forest as forest officials discovered the carcass of a lone elephant calf in Chandragiri mandal of Tirupati district. Believed to have perished due to starvation and sickness, the calf’s plight highlights the challenges faced by wildlife in their natural habitats. Straying from its herd, the calf likely endured a futile search for sustenance before succumbing to despair.

Forest officers, upon discovering the decomposed body, conducted an autopsy to ascertain the cause of death, revealing the heartbreaking circumstances surrounding the calf’s demise. Efforts to understand and mitigate such tragedies underscore the importance of wildlife conservation and habitat preservation.