Human – Elephant Conflict : Sumatran Elephant Discovered Dead on Palm Oil Plantation & Officials Fear Another “Deliberate Poisoning” of the Critically Endangered Species
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Human – Elephant Conflict : Sumatran Elephant Discovered Dead on Palm Oil Plantation & Officials Fear Another “Deliberate Poisoning” of the Critically Endangered Species

“Dozens of Sumatran elephants have been killed in recent years,” the result of human-elephant conflict. In July 2018 another female elephant, age 10, was discovered dead in the “Jambo Reuhat village in North Aceh” in Sumatra (again on a palm oil plantation, the deforestation of which continues to deplete an elephant’s natural habitat & at … Continue reading »

Leonardo DiCaprio Bears Witness to the Devastating Effects of Deforestation by the Palm Oil Industry in the Leuser Ecosystem While The Leonardo DiCaprio Foundation Works to Secure a Sanctuary For Sumatran Elephants in Indonesia
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Leonardo DiCaprio Bears Witness to the Devastating Effects of Deforestation by the Palm Oil Industry in the Leuser Ecosystem While The Leonardo DiCaprio Foundation Works to Secure a Sanctuary For Sumatran Elephants in Indonesia

  The photo shows a Sumatran elephant tugging at Leonardo DiCaprio’s trousers as they share a photo op together near an area that is being destroyed and threatening the species’ very chance to live. Leonardo (alongside two environmentalists and another elephant, heavily tusked) is reaching back with a rub to the trunk of the elephant … Continue reading »

World Reacts to Poaching of Beloved Sumatran Elephant   #RIPYongki
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World Reacts to Poaching of Beloved Sumatran Elephant #RIPYongki

Another tragedy involving our elephants unfolded recently when an endangered Sumatran elephant was found dead not far from where he lived in the Bukit Barisan Selatan National Park. As WWF Indonesia reported the 34-year-old male, affectionately known as Yongki, was discovered after daybreak on 18 September 2015 by a Mahout actually looking for another “flying squad … Continue reading »