Animals are leaving forests as there is dearth of food inside the forests. Ironically, one would find monkeys not in forests, but in paddy fields and vegetable fields in present days. What perplexes is that with 62% forest area, animals are still facing insecurity both in terms of food and shelter.
The catch point is that often natural forests are being destroyed to pave way for welfare programmes. An overview of environmental impact on Tripura shows matters of deep concern about tribal lives and wild life.