Jim Corbett National Park

Attacks of Jumbos on National Highways near Jim Corbett Zones

Jim Corbett National Park

Jim Corbett National Park

Wild Beasts try to cause harm to the humans if they see a call of danger from the other end. Many shocking incidents of animal attacks can be heard almost every day in newspapers or news channels. The roads inside the jungles or the wildlife sanctuaries sometimes become dangerous for humans to travel. The wild beasts become ferocious as they do not like human interference in their territory. It’s pretty natural, but it’s affecting the lives of humans badly. Jim Corbett National Park Safari Booking Online Here.

One terrible incident happened in Jim Corbett National Park An elephant attacked a car, which was passing from the National Highways 121, in Ramnagar, Uttarakhand. It has been reported by the forest department of Jim Corbett’s tiger reserve that two men were traveling in a car when suddenly an elephant encountered the vehicle, intending to harm the travelers.

An elephant attacked a car
Jim Corbett National Park

The incident occurred in the wee hours of the morning; the travelers were school teachers and on their way to work. It was their fortune that they managed to escape from this incident; otherwise, they have been killed by the elephants. The forest department immediately closed the roads at night and did not allow any buses or trucks to pass from this area.

This section of the NH121 is considered the elephant corridor, and such incidents of elephant attacks are often witnessed. In the year 2019, in this same place, an elephant attacked a bus passing from the Ramnagar station to some other district of Uttarakhand. It led to the death of one of its passengers, and some of the other passengers got injured. Opt for Jim Corbett Safari Booking to enter the park.

Tiger in Jim corbett

These attacks on the elephants cause many damages to humans, as the state government is looking towards these incidents. They have also instructed the truck loaded with food items and the buses not to halt in this area. The elephants come on the roads of Jim Corbett Park and do these mishaps for food. They think that the buses and trucks are loaded with food and other eateries, so they want to harm the humans to grab the food from their account. 

According to a 2015 survey, The wild elephant population in Jim Corbett has been estimated to over 1035 elephants living in this park. The population of jumbos has got a steep increase to their numbers which rose to 1400 that year. The forest department is trying to relocate these wildebeests to a proper place, far away from human existence, as they create ruckus every day on the highways. They usually reach this highway after crossing the Kosi river of the Jim Corbett area.

So, if you plan a trip to this park, opt for Jim Corbett Packages for better food and lodging and make a beautiful itinerary to see the wild beasts roaming in the jungle in their natural habitat.

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