In the fictional movies War of the Worlds and the Dawn of the Dead, towns and villages were assaulted by space aliens and zombies.  But in a chilling, real world account, a local village in Bangladesh has been under attack from, believe it or not, a large herd of rampaging elephants – and this has wildlife officials quite concerned.  According to the Environmental News Network, hundred of villagers from the town of Barkal recently took refuge on boats after their homes were destroyed and crops were plundered by the marauding mammals.  Attempts to scare the elephants with fire and blowing trumpets have failed thus far, and the animals return almost nightly to romp through the town streets and send people fleeing.  A scary story, indeed

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