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Batak man whose house and palm plantation were attacked by wild elephants, Riau, Sumatra


This elephant was apparently shot by angry villagers in Rokan Hulu District, Riau, Sumatra.  One man had been killed earlier and another wounded by elephants "pocketed" by poor government land-use planning.  This elephant suffered more than 50 wounds over his entire body.  These wounds have almost healed.
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Wild Sumatran elephant that entered ECC at Minas, Riau
Large herd of wild elephants invaiding palm oil plantation, Riau, Sumatra Driver elephants from ECC used to chase away invading wild elephants
house encroached upon elephant preserve land damaged by rogue bull elephant Villagers happy to see ECC elephants there to chase away raiding bull
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