People pull the body of a dead pregnant elephant out of the water, after it bit a firecracker-stuffed pineapple, in Kerala, India. Photo: ReutersPeople pull the body of a dead pregnant elephant out of the water, after it bit a firecracker-stuffed pineapple, in Kerala, India. Photo: Reuters
People pull the body of a dead pregnant elephant out of the water, after it bit a firecracker-stuffed pineapple, in Kerala, India. Photo: Reuters

Food bombs, poison, steel-jaw traps: India’s farmer-wildlife war

  • Outrage over the death of a pregnant elephant has shone a spotlight on the violent methods used to protect crops
  • Some 338 elephants died of electrocution in 13 states between 2007 and 2014
Topic |   India
People pull the body of a dead pregnant elephant out of the water, after it bit a firecracker-stuffed pineapple, in Kerala, India. Photo: ReutersPeople pull the body of a dead pregnant elephant out of the water, after it bit a firecracker-stuffed pineapple, in Kerala, India. Photo: Reuters
People pull the body of a dead pregnant elephant out of the water, after it bit a firecracker-stuffed pineapple, in Kerala, India. Photo: Reuters
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