Rayagada, Nov 20: The dead body of a two-year old elephant was discovered in Karamahan Village of Rayagada district on Wednesday morning. However, the cause of death is yet to be ascertained. This is the third case of elephant death in Muniguda Forest range of the district this year.
According to primary test of postmortem report, the elephant died of septicaemia. The viscera of the elephant has been sent to the Rayagada district laboratory for the test. The final report will put light on the exact cause of the death.
The dead body has been buried by the forest officials after the postmortem.