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Elephant rescused in Guwahati at a time when elephants are facing probelms due to ignorance

Guwahati : An elephant aged about 12 to 15 days has been rescued by the Assam State Zoo Authority from the Rani Reserve Forest today and kept at the Zoo premises, Guwahati on 22-08-07.According to Zoo officials the rescued elephant had deviated from his mother and has been found alone in the Rani Reserve Forest area. The rescued baby elephant is under treatment by the zoo authorities. Remarkably various types of incidents relating to wild animals especially elephants is increasing day by day. On 16th July 2007 an elephant cub was found dead in a water body in Chokhurdu village, near Deeporbil area as it was detached from the group of wild elephants.Also in a tragic incident at the same Deepor beel area which is a usually a playing place for wild elephants( where regularly crews of wild elephants arrived in search of foods) two elephants (one of them was cub) was killed by a running train.
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