Rampaging elephants trash Hua Hin police checkpoint

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Rampaging elephants trash Hua Hin police checkpoint

Post by prcscct » Sun Jul 02, 2017 3:52 am

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http://www.nationmultimedia.com/news/br ... s/30319651

Wild elephants rampaged in Prachuap Khiri Khan’s Hua Hin District destroying the police checkpoint on Nong Plab – Pa La-u road. No one was injured.

Pol-Major Suwit Maneewong, the commander of the police aerial re-enforcement company, found that a wild elephant attack last night had collapsed the walls of the dormitory and canteen buildings.

Suwit said that four officers were stationed at the checkpoint at the time of elephant attack, but none were injured.

“We have set up the permanent road checkpoint at this area for almost 20 years, but no such incident ever happened before,” he said.

“There are many wild elephants live around here, but most of them are friendly and the police also provide them water from time to time.”

However, he noticed that the number of wild elephants in the area has been increasing and some of them were becoming aggressive. In early June one of the local people’s houses was attacked by the herd of wild elephants.

“We will step up the surveillance to inspect the elephants’ behaviour and provide safety for the people and our officers, as we have seen that the elephants are more aggressive,” he added.
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Re: Rampaging elephants trash Hua Hin police checkpoint

Post by Bamboo Grove » Sun Jul 02, 2017 8:16 am

Hmm, just thinking. Isn't this also the way humans behave? When an area gets overcrowded, first their is competition for the resources, some will get less than others or nothing and this leave to aggressive behaviour, conflicts and wars.
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Re: Rampaging elephants trash Hua Hin police checkpoint

Post by Takiap » Sun Jul 02, 2017 9:05 am

No, no, no, we don't need overcrowding or limited resources in order to start wars. we only need religion and/or politicians. :wink:


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Re: Rampaging elephants trash Hua Hin police checkpoint

Post by migrant » Sun Jul 02, 2017 2:19 pm

Bamboo Grove wrote:
Sun Jul 02, 2017 8:16 am
Hmm, just thinking. Isn't this also the way humans behave? When an area gets overcrowded, first their is competition for the resources, some will get less than others or nothing and this leave to aggressive behaviour, conflicts and wars.
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Re: Rampaging elephants trash Hua Hin police checkpoint

Post by RCer » Sun Jul 02, 2017 2:30 pm

Takiap wrote:
Sun Jul 02, 2017 9:05 am
No, no, no, we don't need overcrowding or limited resources in order to start wars. we only need religion and/or politicians. :wink:


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Re: Rampaging elephants trash Hua Hin police checkpoint

Post by Spitfire » Sun Jul 02, 2017 2:40 pm

With natural space for such huge creatures declining and peoples' treatment of them when we do come into contact with them...maybe it's no surprise as elephants are thought to have long memories. Reminds me of that elephant that was recently robbing pickup trucks full of pineapples on a road in I think Khao Yai national park...haha, good on the elephants.

Or, maybe even the elephants have decided they don't like the police now. :twisted:
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Re: Rampaging elephants trash Hua Hin police checkpoint

Post by Nereus » Sun Jul 02, 2017 3:48 pm

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