Many elephants get electrocuted by low-slung overhead electric cables before authorities take action

On the night of 4 September, a large tusker was electrocuted by a sagging high tension electric cable in Kaziranga national park, Assam.

Two large bull elephants emerged from flooded Kaziranga to reach high ground across the highway that borders the park, when one blundered into the electric wire. There was no way the animals could have seen it at night.

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Source: Guardian Environment