Caught on Camera

Caught on Camera Photo
Asian elephants meandering through the forest are photographed by one of our camouflaged camera traps. Although these pachyderms suffer habitat losses and risks stemming from human-wildlife conflict, a recent survey revealed that in Malaysia, they’re faring relatively well. The country’s Taman Negara National Park contains the largest wild elephant population in Southeast Asia.

Another encouraging development occurs this week. Leaders from around the world and a range of industries are gathering to establish a Managed Elephant Range—a safe haven where these mammoth mammals can move freely through the forest’s core. To learn more, read the press release.

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