Tagged: Indian Elephants

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Elephants at Muniguda

Forest officials are making frantic efforts to drive away a herd of elephants which sneaked into Muniguda forest range from Phulbani. For the last few days, the herd of 24 elephants has created a panic in the block by destroying crop and damaging houses. According to the forest officials, the herd has divided into two groups. While one group of 11 elephants is staying in Chatikona panchyat of Bisamkatak block, the other group is staying in Muniguda Elephants at New Hope Muniguda : The elephants have destroyed crops in Jamaraguda, Karadabandha, Ambodala and Bhairagada villages. Since the elephants, who were staying in...

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Maggies News 2012

Hello Friends of New Hope, It’s been a while since I wrote a newsletter. That’s because I have felt a bit down and I know why. In February I was to take my annual trip to New Hope India, and my partner Allan was coming with me.I was so looking forward to it as Allan hadn’t been to New Hope with me for 4 years. Allan is also Chairman of Friends of New Hope Australia so it was important that he see the changes too. Unfortunately Allan badly damaged his left shoulder,  had surgery and is fine now, we are planning...