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A cactus that keeps wildlife away
A cactus that keeps wildlife away
Tamil Nadu

Watch: Keeping Wildlife At Bay With A Cactus!

An Adivasi farmer has taught the Coimbatore Forest Department a simple way to keep the elephants away

A Joseph

A Joseph

With trenches, electric fences and pretty much every idea to keep elephants away failing, an Adivasi farmer has come up with an innovation that appears to be finally working.

The Anaikathali is a cactus variety found in the Western Ghats and it carries in its thorns enough poison to match 11 sleeping pills that can fell any creature in 3 seconds.

Watch this video for the details.