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Conflict elephant rescued from death sentence. Authorities ordered tusker be put to sleep

2012-02-14 - Rajaji National Park, India.

An adult tusker has been relocated to a new area of India´s Rajaji National Park after allegations of human/elephant conflict - rescuing it from an official death sentence. The successful, if complicated, move from Narendranagar Forest Division to the Chilla Range of the park was a joint operation between the Uttarakhand Forest Department, Wildlife Institute of India (WII) and the Wildlife Trust of India (WTI), and is the result of two months of careful planning.


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