LIVE TV DownloadNews18 App
News18 English

Human Encroachment in Forest Force Wild Animals to Stray Into Villages For Food

India | Associated Press | January 29, 2020, 12:42 pm
Pocket
X
1/ 11
 A herd of wild elephant search for food in a forested area near a railway track at Panbari village, on the outskirts of Gauhati. Wild animals stray into the villages in search of food. Wildlife activists say human encroachment in the forests of northeast India has forced elephants out of their natural habitats, triggering conflicts with locals. (Image: AP)
Pocket

A herd of wild elephant search for food in a forested area near a railway track at Panbari village, on the outskirts of Gauhati. Wild animals stray into the villages in search of food. Wildlife activists say human encroachment in the forests of northeast India has forced elephants out of their natural habitats, triggering conflicts with locals. (Image: AP)

X
2/ 11
 Forest guards keep vigil on a railway track as a herd of wild elephants try to cross the area at Panbari village, on the outskirts of Gauhati. (Image: AP)
Pocket

Forest guards keep vigil on a railway track as a herd of wild elephants try to cross the area at Panbari village, on the outskirts of Gauhati. (Image: AP)

X
3/ 11
 A herd of wild elephant search for food in a forested area near a railway track at Panbari village, on the outskirts of Gauhati. Wild animals stray into the villages in search of food. Wildlife activists say human encroachment in the forests of northeast India has forced elephants out of their natural habitats, triggering conflicts with locals. (Image: AP)
Pocket

A herd of wild elephant search for food in a forested area near a railway track at Panbari village, on the outskirts of Gauhati. Wild animals stray into the villages in search of food. Wildlife activists say human encroachment in the forests of northeast India has forced elephants out of their natural habitats, triggering conflicts with locals. (Image: AP)

X
4/ 11
 A forest guard signals to slow down the train as wild elephants graze nearby at Panbari village, on the outskirts of Gauhati. (Image: AP)
Pocket

A forest guard signals to slow down the train as wild elephants graze nearby at Panbari village, on the outskirts of Gauhati. (Image: AP)

X
5/ 11
 A herd of wild elephant search for food in a forested area near a railway track at Panbari village, on the outskirts of Gauhati. Wild animals stray into the villages in search of food. Wildlife activists say human encroachment in the forests of northeast India have forced elephants out of their natural habitats, triggering conflicts with locals. (Image: AP)
Pocket

A herd of wild elephant search for food in a forested area near a railway track at Panbari village, on the outskirts of Gauhati. Wild animals stray into the villages in search of food. Wildlife activists say human encroachment in the forests of northeast India have forced elephants out of their natural habitats, triggering conflicts with locals. (Image: AP)

X
6/ 11
 A villager climbs a railway pole to watch the activity of a herd of wild elephants at Panbari village, on the outskirts of Gauhati. (Image: AP)
Pocket

A villager climbs a railway pole to watch the activity of a herd of wild elephants at Panbari village, on the outskirts of Gauhati. (Image: AP)

X
7/ 11
 A wild elephant leads a herd finding a passage in a forested area near a railway track at Panbari village, on the outskirts of Gauhati. (Image: AP)
Pocket

A wild elephant leads a herd finding a passage in a forested area near a railway track at Panbari village, on the outskirts of Gauhati. (Image: AP)

X
8/ 11
 Elderly villagers look at wild elephants graze inside a forest area near a railway track at Panbari village, on the outskirts of Gauhati. (Image: AP)
Pocket

Elderly villagers look at wild elephants graze inside a forest area near a railway track at Panbari village, on the outskirts of Gauhati. (Image: AP)

X
9/ 11
 A wild elephant breaks a branch from a tree to eat in a forested area near a railway track at Panbari village, on the outskirts of Gauhati. (Image: AP)
Pocket

A wild elephant breaks a branch from a tree to eat in a forested area near a railway track at Panbari village, on the outskirts of Gauhati. (Image: AP)

X
10/ 11
 Villagers watch a herd of wild elephants that strayed near a railway track at Panbari village, on the outskirts of Gauhati. (Image: AP)
Pocket

Villagers watch a herd of wild elephants that strayed near a railway track at Panbari village, on the outskirts of Gauhati. (Image: AP)

X
11/ 11
 (Image: AP)
Pocket

(Image: AP)

Top Galleries

Countdown To Elections Results
  • 01 d
  • 12 h
  • 38 m
  • 09 s
To Assembly Elections 2018 Results