HUMAN WILDLIFE CONFLICT: THE ELEPHANTS

On the front lines of the war against an illegal trade

An episode from the series WILDLIFE DEFENDERS

Format: HD
Duration: 23 ’
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Available version: English
Rights: All Rights / Worldwide

Synopsis

Rapid development has encroached upon the jungle habitat of hundreds of rainforest animals. Deprived of their homes they wander into human settlements.

How do you persuade a 3 tons elephant that went astray into a farm to leave for a protected national park? By using trained elephants as comforting escorts.

This episode follows the training of these elephant escorts and trail the rangers on the dangerous task of capturing and relocating an enraged rogue elephant.