429 elephants killed in country in past one decade, 624 poachers arrested, reveals RTI
| Thursday | 10th January, 2019
This was around 10% less as compared to last census estimate in 2012 (around 30,000).Tomar said that in the RTI reply, WCCB has only provided information about the number of elephants killed which is 429 and 624 poachers arrested.
In the same duration, a total of 624 poachers were arrested.
Elephant dung also has many natural applications, from spreading plant seeds to offering nutrition to baboons and insects.
The population of elephants is on decrease in the country.
This is a very sensitive matter.”According to the 2017 census report, released by the MoEFCC, the population estimation of Asian elephant in India was around 27,312.
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