Tigers are attacking elephants in Corbett Park, know the reason

The family of elephants is also increasing continuously in Corbett Park, the home of tigers, but it is a matter of concern that the tigers are also attacking elephants

Tigers are attacking elephants in Corbett Park, know the reason

The family of elephants is also increasing continuously in Corbett Park, the home of tigers, but it is a matter of concern that the tigers, which eats deer, sambar and other wildlife, is also attacking elephants. Every year three to four elephants are killed in the Corbett forest. Experts are also surprised to see this changing behavior of the tigers. There are around 1224 elephants and around 250 tigers in Corbett National Park. Corbett National Park has 1288 square kilometer forest for wildlife to roam. However, this forest is falling short for tigers in terms of area.

According to experts, a tiger lives up to 20 to 25 square kilometer, but due to less space, the tiger is living in less area whereas the herd of elephants is accustomed to living near places like rivers, streams etc. The elephant keeps a distance from the tigers, but in Corbett, the tigers are attacking close to the elephants. In the last three years, tigers have attacked and killed 11 elephants. While four elephants have died due to other reasons. Expert Sanjay Chhimwal said that the number of tigers is increasing continuously in the park.

Elephants are most visible in Dhikala

Most of the elephants are seen in Dhikala, the best zone of Corbett Park. According to the park administration, the number of elephants has increased to 1224. In the year 2014-15 their numbers were recorded as 1035. Most of the elephant herds are visible in Dhikala. Tourists also look very stunned by this. According to experts, the elephant is intelligent and calm. Their behavior is what sets them apart from other wildlife.