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Conserving Asian Elephants in the Endau-Rompin Landscape (ERL), Malaysia

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(April 15, 2021) Elephants in ERL are threatened due to multiple factors, including the loss of core forest habitat and essential lowland areas which provide food resources. Human development has displaced elephants and created conflict in agricultural areas, and caused deaths of elephants and people through road collisions. Even within forested areas elephants are subject to hunting and the risk of death or injury from traps and snares. Image 1. Elephant signs observed via surveys or camera traps in the la...

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