A touch of the wild!

These gentle giants are not that gentle. Unfortunately, human habitation have encroached on their once free abode. Cohabitation inevitably brings strife. My team and I encountered a house in a village, surrounded by the Jaldapara Wildlife Reserve, where an elephant herd have destroyed the wall on last night. One of the occupants, sleeping inside, was injured. They would get compensation from the government. It would take a year to receive the monies. Such is life for village folk in these areas. Video of the conversation with the villagers is coming soon.