Elephant found dead by electric fence
- Published: 22 Oct 2013 at 21.22
- Online news:
SURAT THANI ― Park officials on Tuesday said they are investigating the death of a wild female elephant believed to have been electrocuted and killed on an orchard near Tai Rom Yen National Park in Kanchanadit district.
A wild female elephant is thought to have been electrocuted on an orchard near Tai Rom Yen National Park in Kanchanadit district. Photo by Supapong Chaolan
The dead elephant was found by the road side adjacent to an orchard around 300 metres from one of the six national parks in Surat Thani province. A team of park officials and veterinarians found a wooden pole wrapped with a 200-Volt electric wire in a shack about five metres from the animal, park chief Pichet Chaisawat said.
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