Govt to build elephant sanctuary in Perak


Touch of glamour: Maya feeding an elephant during the 2019 World Elephant Day celebration at the Kuala Gandah National Elephant Conser­vation Centre in Temerloh. — Bernama

TEMERLOH: The government will set up an elephant sanctuary in an area spanning 100ha in Perak at a cost of about RM20mil.

Water, Land and Natural Resources Minister Dr Xavier Jayakumar said the move was part of an ongoing effort to conserve elephants, which were increasingly threatened due to human-elephant conflicts.

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