According to State Forest minister, 1,024 people died between 2001 and 2016 across Assam in man-elephant conflicts
As many as 1024 people died during the period from 2001 to 2016 due to human-elephant conflicts.
State Forest and Environment Minister Pramila Rani Brahma revealed this in the Assembly today in a written reply to a question by AGP legislator Ramendra Narayan Kalita.
Street begging is a problem for many of Thailand’s Elephants. It literally means the Elephants are wandering the streets with their Mahouts begging for money. The Mahout will sell sugarcane to tourists to feed the Elephant, Elephants rely on a varied diet for their survival and the diet of a street beggar is very limited and so can lead to terrible health issues and a high mortality rate.
A three-year-old Asian elephant made a tragic mistake. Last month it strayed onto a farm Tamil Nadu, a state in southern India, chewed on a firecracker that exploded, and later died from its injuries, reports The Indian Express.
A wild elephant created terror in the areas near the district headquarters after damaging several houses in the last two days. A herd of 13 elephants is moving across Albert Ekka block in Chainpur and Kurumgarh region while one more herd is marching in the district's Basia and Sisai block areas.