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Giant elephant gets a ticket to a safe jungle

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Giant elephant gets a ticket to a safe jungle


The Island Paradise, Sri Lanka faced many conflicts over the past and has redeemed it to become a peaceful nation. Currently, one problem remains. The human-elephant conflict that has been going on for several decades with the loss of habitat is the main reason for these giants invasion towards human villages.

This Sri Lankan elephant is a very aggressive one and would threaten lives of those who live in the area. Wildlife officers and vets are here to address the issue to take this elephant away towards conservation sites across the island. This elephant must be taken away from the area as some villagers would do anything to save their homes and farmlands from the elephants. Ultimately the elephants getting killed by the traps meant for wild boars and other harvest raiders in the region.

The Risky Lives Of Wildlife Officers Who Helps Elephants.

They used their basic practices to give anesthetics to this elephant to calm it down. They used that time frame to tie this elephant. No animal will move towards a corner or a trap with the clear vision, so these experts took their time to pull him back inside the truck with his head turned away. The slow but effective method proved its efficiency as it kept all the trouble and panic away.

Provided with enough food they like to eat, the elephant is safely loaded into the transport truck.

Giant elephant gets a ticket to a national park

Very soon this elephant will join a much peaceful and friendly area full of green to roam freely without any threat. Sri Lanka has implemented many methods to protect elephants on the island with many elephant conservation sites such as Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage and Yala national park being some prime examples. Sri Lanka has been successful on many elephant conservation efforts with no poaching allowed in the country.

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