Margahayu Elephant Response Unit (ERU) in Indonesia

Margahayu Elephant Response Unit (ERU)
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RegionSumatra
CountryIndonesia

November 2014 the construction of the new basecamp in the Margahayu region was started. In January 2015 the CRU team were based at the camp while still under construction. The initial team consisted of 5 captive elephants and 5 mahouts from the WKNP Elephant Conservation Center. Shortly after the team arrived 4 young local people from nearby communities were employed and started to be trained as CRU team members.

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