Elephants in north Bengal more likely to raid crops near fragmented forested patches

Elephants in north Bengal are more likely to raid crops in areas with a matrix of agriculture, forests, riverine patches, tea plantations and peripheries of protected areas, a study has said. North Bengal in the foothills of eastern Himalayas supports less than two percent of India‚Äôs total elephant population. Still, it accounts for almost 12 … Continue reading Elephants in north Bengal more likely to raid crops near fragmented forested patches