A 12 year old male elephant died in Coimbatore
A 12 year old male elephant died in Coimbatore
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Watch: Another Elephant Dies Of Mouth Injuries

Barely a month after the pregnant Kerala elephant died, a 12-year-old male elephant dies similarly in Tamil Nadu

A Joseph

A Joseph

A 12-year-old male elephant that was found on June 20 with mouth injuries was being treated by the Tamil Nadu forest department near Anaikatti, Coimbatore.

It died this morning at 5:30 am.

While forest department officials say the elephant injured its mouth while eating bamboo, locals say it may have consumed an explosive snare.

Watch the video below for details.

This is a developing story and The Lede is tracking it from the ground.

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