Elephants in Dak Lak become more aggressive as loss of habitat continues


According to the Dak Lak provincial Elephant Conservation Center, there are five groups of elephants living in the province, with 60-70 in each group. A survey conducted by the center found that the number of elephant groups in Dak Lak has decreased. A survey conducted by the center found that the number of elephant groups in Dak Lak has decreased. Enterprises and local farmers grow rice, maize and bananas, the food elephants like, in areas where wild elephants once lived. WWF Vietnam and YokDon National Park have pledged to embark on a 2016-2020 emergency action plan to protect Yok Don wild elephants.


Source:   VietNamNet News
January 12, 2017 01:21 UTC






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