Minimising conflict between humans and elephants


A filepic showing an elephant wandering into Kampung Lukut in Kota Tinggi. Once in operation, JES is expected to reduce such instances of elephants entering populated areas.

JOHOR BARU: The Johor Elephant Sanctuary (JES) will be beneficial to both the largest land animal in South-East Asia and humans as it is designed to reduce conflicts between them.

State Department of Wildlife and National Parks (Perhilitan) director Salman Saaban said the 57.23ha land, located near Kampung Panti in Kota Tinggi, was expected to be completed this year.

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