Frequent intrusions in human habitats prompt Bengal forest dept to conduct bear census

Kolkata: Reports of frequent intrusions into human habitations in the Terai and Dooars forest zones in North Bengal, especially in the tea gardens located in the area, have prompted the West Bengal forest department to conduct a census of Asiatic black bears in the state. Forest department sources said that since the last one year, especially with the advent of the winter season, the movement of Asiatic bears have been