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Perhilitan captures elephant causing trouble to village residents

2016-08-02 - Jeli, Malaysia.

The Kelantan Department of Wildlife and National Parks (Perhilitan) has managed to capture a wild elephant believed to be destroying villagers´ crops together with a herd of about five elephants at Kampung Lawar, Batu Melintang, here.

Its director Mohamad Khairi Ahmad said the male elephant, weighing 2.5 tonnes, was captured last Friday and would be relocated to a more suitable habitat with the assistance of the National Elephant Conservation Centre in Kuala Gandah, Pahang.


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Kelantan rangers capture stray bull elephant

2007-12-16 - Jeli, Malaysia. Sharifah Mahsinah Abdullah

Wildlife rangers have captured a bull elephant which strayed into Kampung Kalai here on Friday. The elephant, which have been nicknamed "Awang Kalai", is believed to have been separated from the main herd while moving to higher grounds to avoid rising flood waters. Jeli wildlife chief Mohd Hazlin Qozek Alladdin (correct) said the elephant, aged between 10 and 15 years, was found by a villager who alerted the department.


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Awang Malaysia, the 15-year-old elephant which died after its trunk got stuck between the branches of an uprooted rubber tree while trying to escape.

Awang Merdeka caught

2007-08-31 - Jeli, Malaysia.

They may be wild and feared by local farmers, but in the spirit of Merdeka, the state Wildlife Department has named them Awang Malaysia and Awang Merdeka. They are two male rogue elephants from a herd of three that have been terrorising orchard and farm owners near Jalan Malaysia, Lakota here. They were given the names after an operation by the Kelantan Wildlife and National Park Department rangers yesterday. Awang Malaysia, a 15-year-old, was shot with a tranquilliser dart, but it died after it...


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Jumbo off to Elephant Conservation Centre in Kuala Gandah

2006-11-07 - JELI, Malaysia. Sharifah Mahsinah Syed Abdullah

The nine-year-old elephant hit by a lorry on the East-West Highway in Batu Melintang has been sent to an the National Elephant Conservation Centre in Kuala Gandah, Pahang. Named Mat Lawar, the pachyderm will receive treatment for the wound on its right leg. It took park rangers, who were assisted by two adult female elephants, two hours to coax Mat Lawar out of the Gunung Basor forest reserve onto a lorry.


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4 Headlines about Elephants from JELI2016-08-02 - Jeli, Malaysia - Perhilitan captures elephant causing trouble to village residents 2007-12-16 - Jeli, Malaysia - Kelantan rangers capture stray bull elephant 2007-08-31 - Jeli, Malaysia - Awang Merdeka caught 2006-11-07 - JELI, Malaysia - Jumbo off to Elephant Conservation Centre in Kuala Gandah

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