Pictures and a video clip of a wild elephant ʙʀᴇᴀᴋing into a house in Prachuap Khiri Khan province went viral among netizens on Sunday.
Rachadawan Phungprasopporn, the house owner, said on Facebook that the elephant used to come to her house in Hua Hin district every day for food.
The Department of National Parks, Wildlife and Plant Conservation and other ɢᴏᴠᴇʀɴᴍᴇɴᴛ agencies in the province are currently holding discussions on compensating the house owner for ᴅᴀᴍᴀɢᴇ.
“Initially, ɢᴏᴠᴇʀɴᴍᴇɴᴛ agencies will repair the ᴠɪᴄᴛɪᴍ’s house as soon as possible,” the department said.
The department added that officials have crᴇᴀᴛed awareness on ways to prevent ᴅᴀɴɢᴇʀs to villagers from elephants in the area.