STS Mozambique collar a troublesome trio of Elephant Bulls.
A 30 year old Elephant Bull has been causing problems in the Khulula region of Mozambique. He was with 2 other Elephant bulls, between them they have been raiding farmers crops and have destroyed community housing.
After coordinating with the local community and authorities, our team, along with Administração Nacional das Áreas de Conservação, went to collar the eldest male, so that we can monitor the trio’s movements and give warning to any communities they approach, enabling us to avoid any further conflict between this group and the humans with whom they share the landscape.
Sadly, groups of Elephant bulls like this are often met with deadly measures to protect humans. Situations such as this unfortunately do not help with the growing human-elephant conflict. However, thankfully our teams are able to quickly intervene before conflicts arise, and provide solutions that are safe for both Animals and people.
Unfortunately, due to increased human development and subsequent diminishing habitats for wildlife, it is likely that conflicts such as these will increase in the future. We must be there to intervene and protect both wildlife and humans when these situations arise. Please help us to do this by supporting our work.
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