NGO training locals to herd elephants away

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  • Sunday, 26 Nov 2017

Elephants from the Tabin Wildlife Reserve raiding villagers plantation in Kg Litang in Sukau late October this year is raising the need for more mitigation measures to protect the crops and the endangered elephant. Pix courtesy Japar Usof.

KOTA KINABALU: Wildlife conservationists are addressing problems of rummaging Borneo pygmy elephants which have destroyed small farms close to the Tabin Wildlife Reserve in Sabah’s east coast Sukau.

HUTAN, a Sabah-based wildlife research and conservation non-governmental organisation (NGO), has a team in Kg Litang, a village close to the reserve, to train locals on how to tackle the animals encroaching into their land.

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