Siliguri: A herd of elephants were seen at Maniram Jote, Naxalbari, today morning.
A herd of elephants is called a parade. Elephants naturally live in herds with linear and established social orders. They require large areas in which to raise families, breed, travel, forage and live.
The Herd of elephants has been raiding and ransacking the ripe crops at Maniram Jote, Naxalbari since couple days back.The herds of elephant destroyed paddy, sugarcane, pineapple crops along the Maniram Jote fields and adjacent areas.
Farmers have been complaining of the very encroachment before the forest department in multiple occasions. Authorities were present on the spot and the herd of elephants have been diverted.