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Flooding forces wild elephants out of habitat

  • Rizal Harahap

    The Jakarta Post

Pekanbaru | Fri, November 9 2012 | 08:28 am

PREMIUM Major flooding hitting three districts in Rokan Hulu regency, Riau, has forced scores of wild elephants out of their habitat and into the nearby oil palm plantations of local residents.

The presence of the wild animals, which have appeared in the evenings over the last three days, has caused restlessness among residents of Kasiamang hamlet in Kepenuhan district.

Afraid that the anima...