Three male wild elephants strayed into human habitation near Hosur on Tuesday.

According to forest officials, the elephants aged between 15 and 20 strayed into Kumudhepalli village in the morning. On information, the officials led by District Forest Officer V. Ganesan, Assistant Conservator of Forests K. Rajendran and Hosur Ranger R. Madheswaran drove the pachyderms to the nearby Sanamavu Reserve Forests with the help of the villagers by bursting crackers.

Wild elephants entering into the human habitations have become an order of the day for the past three to five months. They did not harm anybody during the operation. Of the 3 elephants one is a sub male elephants with the age of 15 and other two are about 20, an official said.

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