Raiding wild jumbo creates scare (Palakkad)

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Raiding wild jumbo creates scare (Palakkad)
The New Indian Express
October 10, 2021

See link
https://www.newindianexpress.com/states/kerala/2021/oct/10/raiding-wild-jumbo-creates-scare-2369829.html
for photo.

A wild elephant which entered human habitats in Payyatukad and Kottampatti
near Kanjikode spread fear and anxiety among the locals on Saturday. The
lone tusker, known as Churulikomban’ in local parlance, is a frequent
visitor in the area. The elephant stay put near houses and also destroy
crops.

The forest personnel and the locals burst crackers and chased the elephant
back into the forests. The elephant later went to the B line of the
railways which passes through the Walayar forests and spent some time there.

A goods train,  on its way to Palakkad, stopped for some time, and left
after continuous honking to scare away the tusker. The locals said that it
took one hour to drive away the elephant but it could return any time. The
elephant has also attacked many people in the area.

https://www.newindianexpress.com/states/kerala/2021/oct/10/raiding-wild-jumbo-creates-scare-2369829.html

Raiding wild jumbo creates scare (Palakkad) The New Indian Express October 10, 2021 See link <https://www.newindianexpress.com/states/kerala/2021/oct/10/raiding-wild-jumbo-creates-scare-2369829.html> for photo. A wild elephant which entered human habitats in Payyatukad and Kottampatti near Kanjikode spread fear and anxiety among the locals on Saturday. The lone tusker, known as Churulikomban’ in local parlance, is a frequent visitor in the area. The elephant stay put near houses and also destroy crops. The forest personnel and the locals burst crackers and chased the elephant back into the forests. The elephant later went to the B line of the railways which passes through the Walayar forests and spent some time there. A goods train, on its way to Palakkad, stopped for some time, and left after continuous honking to scare away the tusker. The locals said that it took one hour to drive away the elephant but it could return any time. The elephant has also attacked many people in the area. https://www.newindianexpress.com/states/kerala/2021/oct/10/raiding-wild-jumbo-creates-scare-2369829.html