Indian villagers make way for elephants
This video is called Asian Elephant (Elephas maximus) [Endangered].
From the Hindustan Times in India:
Jumbo effort: A village in Assam shifts to make way for elephants
Riddhi Doshi & Digambar Patowary
Updated: Jan 10, 2016 16:38 IST
The villagers of Ram Terang exchanged gifts with the wild elephants of Assam this Christmas, in a manner of speaking. On December 25, 11 of the 19 tribal families began the process of moving to New Ram Terang, clearing out of a vital elephant corridor. The other eight families will follow over the next 10 days, after which Ram Terang will be surrendered.
In exchange, each family has got a new home built to look like their old one, with the added advantages of 1.3 acres of arable land, a toilet and a bathroom (only a handful…
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