Elephants enter mango orchard at Garh Salboni (Midnapore, West Midnapore District, India)


Outlook India

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Jhargram: A group of six elephants have entered a mango orchard at Garh Salboni about 11-km from here, Forest department officials said today.

The elephants are eating the mangoes and jackfruit of the orchard. The local people tried to drive them away from the mango orchard but the elephants are refusing to leave the orchard, the officials said.

Divisional Forest Officer (Jhargram) Basab Raj Holichhi said the elephants are staying in the mango orchard at Garh Salboni as it has adequate water and food.

The DFO said the Forest officials are tying to drive away the elephants from the mango orchard to the forest.