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Assam faces rising human-elephant conflict despite measures

Guwahati: Assam which has the country’s second-highest elephant population is facing a rising trend in human-elephant conflict as the forests in which pachyderms roamed gets fragmented as farms and tea gardens come up. Train accidents, electrocution, poisoning, `accidental’ deaths like falling into ditches and even lightning strikes have led to the deaths of some 71 […]