Elephant-human conflict

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Experts Suggest Elephant Catching As Step To Reduce Man-Elephant Conflict

To reduce elephant-man conflicts, an expert panel has requested the Union Environment Ministry to lift the ban on elephant catching. The panel wrote a letter reading the country has been successful in saving elephants but need to "re-think if our forests are ready to handle such a huge population of elephants." The experts have recommended the elephants that are caught could be trained and used for other purposes.

Sat, 17 Oct 2020 - 06:34 PM / by Sneha Ramesh

Tags: Elephants, Forest Department, Elephant Catching, Human-animal conflict

Courtesy: Hindustan Times