HUMAN WILDLIFE CONFLICT, THE ELEPHANTS
On the front lines of the war against an illegal trade
An episode from the series WILDLIFE DEFENDERS
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 an 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 trails the rangers on the dangerous task of capturing and relocating an enraged rogue elephant.