Human beings made the collective decision to stop living in trees, oh,
about 5 million years ago. But the northern Indian village of Renudih
has been forced back in time. There, residents have taken to dwelling
permanently in makeshift tree houses because rampaging herds of angry
elephants have flattened all the human settlements on the ground. "Who
lives in trees? Human beings or monkeys?" asks despondent villager
Ramesh Dehri, a 35-year-old aboriginal hill-tribe leader. "In this
tribal land, we have been reduced to monkeys."
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