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theborneopost - 6 days ago

Elephants actively avoid urbanised areas

KOTA KINABALU: There are only an estimated 1,500 Bornean elephants in the wild, with populations mostly concentrated in Sabah. Due to the conversion of Bornean forests for agriculture, elephants were forced from their natural habitats into human-dominated landscapes, increasing incidences of conflicts between people and elephants, such as ivory poaching, poisoning and crop raids. These [...] The post Elephants actively avoid urbanised areas appeared first on Borneo Post Online.


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