4 Elephants From Andamans Transported to Kanha National Park
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May 08, 2009 at 09:27 PM
Port Blair, May 8: Four elephants of Andaman Forest Department which
were gifted to Madhya Pradesh Forest Department left Andaman by TCI ship
on 6th May 2009 for their onward journey to Kanha National Park enroute
Madhya Pradesh Government was in need of elephants for protection of
Kanha National Park which is famous for tigers. In this regard they
approached the A&N Administration for giving them some elephants for
this national cause.
The Administration readily agreed to gift them a total of 10 elephants.
Finally four elephants were selected by the team of forest officials
from MP who reached Andaman to take possession of these elephants.
The four elephants namely Ambika, Sharoon, Mohini & Sumitra from
different forest camps were loaded in TCI ship and which sailed for
Chennai on 6th May.
This is contribution of islands in national cause to protect the
endangered species of Tigers.