International Journal of Zoology Studies

ISSN: 2455-7269

Vol. 3, Issue 2 (2018)

Perception and attitude of local people towards human-elephant conflicts around Mahananda wildlife sanctuary, West Bengal, India

Author(s): Souraditya Chakraborty
Abstract: An elaborate study was conducted on the local peoples’ attitudes, expectations and perceptions towards human–elephant interaction in the fringing villages around Mahananda Wildlife sanctuary, Darjeeling, West Bengal, India. A set of questionnaire was formed and utilized for interviewing 253 individuals in 11 forest fringe villages around the sanctuary during 2015-2017. The perception and responses varied with age, sex, literacy of the respondents.
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