Forest officials have recovered another dead wild elephant in the Lotmoni hills area of Banshkhali upazila in Chattogram.

Sources said the locals spotted the dead elephant and informed the forest department on Wednesday afternoon.

On information, a team from the Banshkhali Forest Department and Livestock Services Department went to the spot with four veterinarians.

Jolodi Sanctuary Range Officer Anisuzzaman Sheikh said an autopsy would be conducted to ascertain the exact cause of the elephant’s death.

Earlier, on 12 November, a wild elephant was recovered dead from a paddy field near the Chambal hills area of Chambal union of the same upazila.