(Safe) Animal Crossing: Getting wildlife across (and under) train tracks

The Kuantan Tunnel being built at the ECRL project site. — Bernama

In the Kemasul ForestRreserve, some 9km from the town of Mentakab in Pahang, Malaysia, rail workers decked out in neon orange high visibility safety vests are busy amid slabs of concrete and towering steel reinforcing bars.

They are making a culvert – a box-like concrete structure – some 5.3m tall and 6m wide that will be large enough to accommodate some of the elephant herds that call the forest home.

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