Six Asiatic wild elephants were electrocuted as they went berserk after drinking rice beer in India’s remote northeast Assam’s Gauhati, India.Assam is home to half of India’s elephants.More than 100 people have died in attacks by elephants in the north-eastern state of Assam in the past year.The drunk elephants might be funny to watch, but the suicidal part makes us feel sorry for those elephants that died.Paris Hilton too is concerned about the plight of drunk elephants in India,Hilton is lately in news on a mission to save the drunk elephants of Africa.Y. Recently Paris Hilton and sister Nicky are not just in Tokyo to go shopping, but to save the elephants.Party-heiress Paris Hilton has found a new mission in life — fighting alcoholism among India’s elephants and now urging Indian residents to lock up their booze.
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Another theory, popular in Africa, is that elephants get drunk eating fermented marula fruits that have been rotting on the ground for some time.Elephants gather around marula trees when the fruit is in season but prefer to strip it from branches rather than gather it from the ground, where it ferments. Although the study doesn’t cover the Asian elephants (which are slightly smaller than African ones), the researchers mention how much pure ethanol an elephant should drink to get tipsy: around 2 liters.