Sumatra Project
Human-Elephant Conflict 
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Batak man whose house and palm plantation were attacked by wild elephants, Riau, Sumatra

Villagers of Rokan Hulu District, Riau, Sumatra
scene of heavy human-elephant conflict.  One
person was killed and another injured in 2003. 
Many crops were destroyed by elephants
"pocketed" as a result of poor land-use planning.

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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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