Environment | VOL. 12, ISSUE 70, January-February 2012 |

Man-Animal Conflict: A Rising Concern

Man-animal conflicts are on the rise. Every week or two news flashes in corners of various newspapers point towards casualties caused by such conflicts. Though bytes about leopard trespasses and attack, routing of crops by wild elephants or death due to snake bites do not grab eye balls - they signify an underlying problem. News about irate mobs stoning a stray leopard to death or burning it alive is equally on rise. Why are these animals in human territory? The...

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