#GiantRefugees: Elephants Driven From Habitats in Eastern India

India (Sputnik)  – A social media campaign meant to draw attention to clashes between elephants and humans in eastern India has begun to go viral after a video was posted showing a group of men attacking and chasing a herd of the animals. A crowd of over 200 men shouted at the 25-odd elephants, pelting them with stones, and chasing them into a forest. The video was taken December 2016, by conservationist Cara Tejpal. “I personally witnessed the horrific harassment of the herd in December 2016, and can say that it was a vile experience,” said Tejpal in an email to Mongabay. “I watched these beautiful animals, so many Read More

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