Rats pose a major challenge to agriculture, especially after the monsoon season.

A herd of wild elephants entered a maize field near Palani on Tuesday night and damaged crops worth `1.5 lakh.

Villagers from Ayakudi near Palani had cultivated maize and paddy at Sattapa
rai and other areas on the foothills of Kodaikanal range.

Wild elephants have destroyed crops grown in more than 30 acre land in Hulithimmapura and Jammapura in Lingadahalli hobli of Tarikere on Wednesday.

Forest officials have suspected that the wild elephants must have belonged to the herd of a elephant which was killed recently due to electrocution.

Farmers are seen bursting crackers and using fire to chase herd of elephants which have been visi

Arsikere (Hassan district), December 6, DHNS:

The forest department will be launching

V.S. Palaniappan

After straying into human habitat, tusker is taken back to the forest
The release of the over 25-year-old marked the end of a 20-hour-operation
The 4.5-tonne animal did not attack people or damage property

Bhavani Sagar (Erode district): Sunday 2.45 a.m.

Two wild elephants destroyed crops worth thousands of rupees near Hebbal village in the taluk on Thursday.

Two wild elephants seen destroying crops near Belur.

Forest officials on Wednesday inspected about 20 horticulture orchards in Sadolxem-Canacona, as villagers

The Assam government has ordered an enquiry by the chief wildlife warden to ascertain the cause of death of at least four wild elephants, which were suspected to have been poisoned by villagers in the past two weeks in Assam.
The enquiry has been ordered after Union environment minister Jairam Ramesh asked Assam chief minister Tarun Gogoi to probe the incident and suggested strict measure to puni

Jaipur: The male tiger now at Keoladeo in Bharatpur is the same one that attacked forest ranger Daulat Singh Shaktawat on August 20 on the periphery of the Ranthambore National Park. Forest department officials said its pictures have been taken at the bird sanctuary with the help of trap cameras.

Guwahati, Oct 14: Human-elephant conflict has reached alarming proportions in Assam with at least four wild Asiatic elephants being poisoned by the villagers in the past one week, wildlife authorities said.