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Bengkulus elephant population now only 150

2009-11-26 - Bengkulu, Indonesia.

The number of elephants existing in Bengkulu province, Sumatra, has been reduced from 225 to 150, a conservationist said. The declining number of Sumatran elephants in Bengkulu is due among others to illegal hunting, poisoning (due to conflict with locals) and unmanaged population outside the conservation areas, Supartono of Bangkulu`s Nature Conservation Agency (BKSDA), said here on Wednesday.


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Wild elephants destroy oil palm tree owned by PT Agricinal

2008-10-25 - Bengkulu, Indonesia.

A group of wild elephants in the Seblat Elephant Training Center (PLG) broke loose and damaged 1,256 oil palm trees of PT Agricinal in Putri Hijau subdistrict, North Bengkulu regency, and a security post near the plantation. PLG Seblat coordinator Aswin Bangun said on Monday that the rampant illegal loggings and damage on the elephent training center had disturbed the elephants and eventually broke loose seeking for food.


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Wild elephants destroy hundreds of oil palm trees in Indonesia

2008-04-01 - Bengkulu, Indonesia. Ria

A group of wild elephants in the Seblat Elephant Training Center (PLG) broke loose and damaged 1,256 oil palm trees of PT Agricinal in Putri Hijau subdistrict, North Bengkulu regency, and a security post near the plantation. PLG Seblat coordinator Aswin Bangun said on Monday that the rampant illegal loggings and damage on the elephant training center had disturbed the elephants and eventually broke loose seeking for food. The damaged oil palm trees not only belonged to PT Agricinal, but also to ...


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Wild elephants attack oil palm plantation in Indonesia

2005-09-06 - Bengkulu, Indonesia.

A herd of 50 wild elephants destroyed around 500 hectares of oil palm and rubber plantations in Muko-Muko district, Bengkulu province, Indonesia, over the past week. The wild elephants attacked oil palm and rubber plantations at any time at night, Antara news agency quoted Maskur, a resident of Pondok Suguh village, as saying on Monday.


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4 Headlines about Elephants from Bengkulu2009-11-26 - Bengkulu, Indonesia - Bengkulus elephant population now only 150 2008-10-25 - Bengkulu, Indonesia - Wild elephants destroy oil palm tree owned by PT Agricinal 2008-04-01 - Bengkulu, Indonesia - Wild elephants destroy hundreds of oil palm trees in Indonesia 2005-09-06 - Bengkulu, Indonesia - Wild elephants attack oil palm plantation in Indonesia

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