DEVELOPMENTAL HUMAN INTERFACE DUE TO TRAIN COLLISION OF ASIAN ELEPHANT (ELEPHAS MAXIMUS) IN WESTERN CIRCLE FOREST DIVISION, UTTARAKHAND, INDIA

Vimalraj Padayatchiar Govindan, Parag Madhukar Dhakate, Ayush Uniyal
2019 Environment & Ecosystem Science  
Relation between elephant and man in India is ancient; no other animal had such a close association with the human. Pre mature elephant deaths by train collision, electrocution and drowning were common nowadays and painful disturbances in elephant population due to conflict have been described more from time to time in the outlying areas of all over India and in Uttarakhand apart from poisoning, gunfire, forest fire, diseases etc. This research paper communicates in detail cases of elephant
more » ... ses of elephant conflict death, its root cause and its preventive actions.
doi:10.26480/ees.02.2019.17.19 fatcat:btujd3wsijad3kghhx3meomdjq