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Injured tusker in water treated at Cauvery wildlife sanctuary

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Chamarajanagar: A tusker that was injured in a fight with another elephant in Cauvery Wildlife Sanctuary was tranquilised, treated and released back into the forest on Friday.
It’s tail had been bitten and severed by another tusker in a combat. As maggots had infested the wound, the Forest Department had sought the assistance of veterinarian Umashankar and kumki elephants – Abhimanyu and Krishna – to medically treat the the jumbo.
Deputy conservator of forest Ramesh and his team monitored the exercise.
Forest personnel seen with camp elephants after treating the injured elephant at Cauvery Wildlife Sanctuary
The tusker was standing in water to tolerate the pain on Thursday. The forest personnel were monitoring the pachyderm since then.
According to forest department sources,  PCCF Ajay Mishra had instructed CF Manoj Kumar to take measures on the site where elephant was found.
To handle the situation, Abhimanyu and Krishna elephants from Mattigodu elephant camp had been deployed at the spot. Veterinarian Dr Umashankar was also visiting the spot if in case the wound spread.
The forest personnel wanted to ensure that the elephant does not meet the fate of wild elephant Sidda who in a similar incident, succumbed in Ramanagar two years ago.
– Team Mysoorunews

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