BANGKOK: A hungry elephant broke through the wall of a house and entered the kitchen in search of food in Thailand.
According to the British newspaper The Guardian, it actually happened in a village in western Thailand. Rutcher Van, a resident, opened his eyes when he heard loud noises and the sound of the wall breaking. When he went to his kitchen to see the real story, the scene in front of him was enough to surprise him because an elephant was in his kitchen He was looking for something in the drawers with his trunk like an uninvited guest.
Ritcher says the elephant, Bon Choi, was probably looking for something to eat because he was throwing things out of the kitchen drawers, throwing utensils and other items out of the drawers and onto the floor. Had given And finally I started chewing on those plastic bags. Ritcher made a video of the whole incident.
Commenting on the incident, Atypon Thai Monkol, administrator of Kaying Karachi National Park, said it was not the first time that elephant Bon Choi, who lives in the national park, had visited nearby villages in search of food. Has entered the village. According to local media, a visit to Bon Choi’s Ritcher’s kitchen has cost him dearly and he has lost about 50,000 baht.
Dr. Joshua Platnick, a researcher on elephants in Thailand, says it is common for elephants living in national parks to attack sugarcane and kiln crops in nearby villages, and they often attack fields at night. However, many villagers do not say anything to the elephants out of devotion and sympathy, but they want a lasting solution to the problem. Volunteers from the local community and National Parks usually make loud noises to send them back into the wild.
It is to be noted that a herd of elephants has also recently emerged in China which has been moving towards an unknown destination for the last 15 months and has destroyed the sugarcane and kiln crops on its way, while the authorities found this herd. The group is being monitored with the help of drones and locals to track the group’s journey, but the reasons for the group’s continued travel are not yet clear.