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WTF Fun Fact 12931 – Killed by elephants in Asia

(you could be one of the 100+ unlucky people to be killed by an elephant each year*)If you live in certain parts of India and encroach on the increasingly small amount of land where wildlife still rules. In fact, a woman in India was killed by an elephant in 2022 and witnesses say it returned to her funeral and trampled her corpse january.

Typically, elephants are empathetic animals, but as their land is increasingly encroached upon, they may be dangerous.

Killed by an elephant in Asia

Elephants typically maintain on their own. But as building along with other kinds of habitat destruction enhance, some farmers that are small forced farther into elephant territory to find land to grow food. There, they can have their crops trampled or be killed by a elephant that is single band of elephants that feel threatened.

According to your World Wildlife Fund (cited below), over 100 individuals are killed by elephants each in India “over 200 people have been killed in Kenya over the last 7 years.”

The year WWF notes that “Elephants are often killed in retaliation. Wildlife authorities in Kenya shoot between 50 and 120 problem elephants each and dozens of elephants are poisoned each year in oil palm plantations in Indonesia.”

Rare year Incidents elephants that are involving*)Perhaps one of the most popular (albeit unconfirmed by official sources) incidents involving an elephant in India happened in January of 2022.

according to mashable:

“On June 10, 2022, the woman named Maya Murmu, who hailed from Raipal village in the district of Odisha Mayurbhanj, was brutally attacked by an elephant in a nearby forest while collecting water.

according to news reportsshe was rushed to the hospital where she was pronounced dead very quickly after.

After bringing her body home, her family proceeded to make the necessary arrangements for her funeral, but it was all for nought as on the day of her funeral, the very elephant that is same to your town in an incredibly foul mood.”

In Odisha, elephant assaults are somewhat more widespread because of their proximity to your animals. But this might be really behavior that is atypical. While some people insisted the woman was assisting poachers in threatening baby elephants or throwing stones at the creatures, there’s no evidence that is legitimate of.

However, you can find numerous reports that “the elephant then proceeded to attack the funeral and targeted Maya’s corpse, trampling it furiously before permitting away a roar that signaled other elephants from the herd to wreck the remainder town. The elephant that is same somehow managed to identify Maya’s home, and went on smash it, killing the goats living there.

By the end, nearly the entire village had been wrecked, and many of the inhabitants had lost their homes (although thankfully, no one else was hurt).”

Indian newspapers have reported it, but authorities that are local yet to straight verify the details.

It’s difficult to know very well what to think in such cases, but it is clear that elephants are designed for getting pretty frustrated under particular circumstances. — WTF enjoyable facts

Source: “Battles over ever decreasing land” — WWF

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