Berhampur: A herd of elephants was discovered transferring within the forest areas of a gorge near Odisha’s Berhampur metropolis on Monday evening.
In response to sources, a group of Forest officers noticed the heard of 8 elephants in Dakhinpur space underneath Kukudakhani block of Ganjam district which is adjoining to Berhampur metropolis. The officers suspected that the elephants, who usually transfer round of their habitation space in close by Tamana forest, might need intruded into Dakhinpur looking for meals and water.
After the Forest officers knowledgeable their increased authorities in regards to the elephants, a group from Berhampur forest vary went to the spot on Tuesday. The group has been maintaining observe of the herd’s motion. The Forest officers have made preparation to stop the elephants from transferring into human habitation in Berhampur outskirts.
At the same time as folks of the villages close to Dakhinpur stay in a state of panic apprehending intrusion of the herd, the Forest officers have been advising them to not disturb the wild animals.
Berhampur ranger Amlan Nayak stated nearly yearly, the herd of elephants comes from Tamana forest to Dakhinpur looking for water throughout summer time. Although the elephants return to their habitation, this time they’ve remained within the gorge, he added.
Nevertheless, Nayak stated there was no must panic because the Forest officers have been taking steps to drive the elephants from the realm in order that they might not intrude into human habitation.