The injured 15-year-old pregnant wild elephant standing in Velliyar River moments before it died in Palakkad district of Kerala state, India. Photo: APThe injured 15-year-old pregnant wild elephant standing in Velliyar River moments before it died in Palakkad district of Kerala state, India. Photo: AP
The injured 15-year-old pregnant wild elephant standing in Velliyar River moments before it died in Palakkad district of Kerala state, India. Photo: AP

Man arrested in India after pregnant elephant’s shock death by ‘exploding coconut’

  • Elephant ate explosives mixed with fruit left out by locals
  • Animal suffered severe injuries and eventually died standing in a river
Topic |   India
The injured 15-year-old pregnant wild elephant standing in Velliyar River moments before it died in Palakkad district of Kerala state, India. Photo: APThe injured 15-year-old pregnant wild elephant standing in Velliyar River moments before it died in Palakkad district of Kerala state, India. Photo: AP
The injured 15-year-old pregnant wild elephant standing in Velliyar River moments before it died in Palakkad district of Kerala state, India. Photo: AP
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