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As if the remains of Thailand’s decimated elephant population have not suffered enough persecution, farmers in Nakhon Ratchasima (Korat) still refuse to live in harmony with their big grey neighbours. A local leader has called on authorities to address the problem – if it is one – of wild elephants from Thap Lan National Park invading farmland and destroying crops. Oraya Luengkrathok, a kamnan (subdistrict chief) in Khon Buri district, on Saturday led a survey of damaged crops near Khao Phradu community forest. She said more than 100 wild elephants from the national park had invaded farms around five villages since […]

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in nepal the male elephants raid the camps where the females are and take them, there is little that can be done.  Elephants ive heard spend 80% of their days eating which is one argument why these camps are cruel... as they are painting or playing football instead and then get fed sugarcane most of the time.

Frankly if theres a field full of tasty high calorie crops id expect them to be eaten .. perhaps a low yield electric fence .. or a deep trench around the fields?  or some sort of sonic deterrent?

Be inventive

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