28 May '17, 10pm

Concern over worsening wild elephant behaviour after durian farm raided

Concern over worsening wild elephant behaviour after durian farm raided By Wimon Tabkong, Apichart Hongsakul The Nation PRACHUAP KHIRI KHAN: -- Wild elephants have raided a durian plantation in Prachuap Khiri Khan’s Hua Hin district, causing a local farmer more than Bt200,000 in damage. “They ate all the durian I expected to sell on June 10,” Pratuang Numnoi, 69, said on Sunday. “Now, I won’t have money to clear my debt with the Bank for Agriculture and Cooperatives.” The elderly farmer added that wild elephants had also uprooted four of her durian trees. Tambon Huai Sat Yai Administrative Organisation chief executive Sunanta Pimtai inspected the damage at Pratuang’s orchard but said her organisation could not do much to help. “We have received complaints about damage caused by elephants almost every single day lately. But at this point we can only provide free firecracker...

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