1. The village chief ( Senthamarai ) cuts illegally the sandalwood trees. 2. The Mettupalayam range is rich in sandalwood trees and bamboo. 3. Sandalwood trees are spread across the park's interiors. 4. By his own admission, he also has chopped down thousands of sandalwood trees in the forests. 5. The town of Ainaro's main resources are its delicious organic coffee and aromatic sandalwood trees. 6. Sandalwood trees are endangered due to overharvesting, leading to a high cost for the natural oil. 7. Veerappan is wanted for killing at least 130 policemen, slaughtering elephants and felling thousands of sandalwood trees. 8. Veerappan, the kidnapper, is wanted for killing at least 130 policemen, slaughtering elephants and felling thousands of sandalwood trees. 9. When elephants became scarce the gang began chopping down and selling protected sandalwood trees, known for their fragrant wood and oils used for perfumes. 10. They have been noted to be especially important in the dispersal of the sandalwood tree ( " Santalum album " ) in India.