2021-06-21

Yunnan wild elephant group returns to Yimen, the distance to the elephant group is 24.6 kilometers

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The reporter learned from the Provincial Headquarters of Asian Elephant Safety Precautions for the Northward Movement of Yunnan Province. From 18:00 on June 20 to 18:00 on June 21, the elephant herd moved 9.3 kilometers northward and re-entered the woodland near Shijie Township in Yimen. activity. The single elephant is located in the north-east direction of the elephant group, 24.6 kilometers away from the elephant group, and continues to move in a small area in the woodland of Shuanghe Township, Jinning District.

Yunnan wild elephant group returns to Yimen, the distance to the elephant group is 24.6 kilometers

Recently, elephants are in Yimen and Eshan The movement of the two places back and forth poses greater challenges to on-site command coordination and coordinated relocation assistance. There are many and scattered villages around the movement route of the elephant group, making safety prevention and control more difficult.

The on-site headquarters continued to carry out the protection and prevention of Asian elephants to the people in surrounding villages and towns, especially primary and middle school students. The Yimen and Eshan Field Commands coordinated to strengthen on-site management and control, and adopted measures such as feeding elephants, isolation enclosures, road control, and emergency evacuation to continue scientifically guiding the elephant population to migrate south.

Yunnan wild elephant group returns to Yimen, the distance to the elephant group is 24.6 kilometers(1)

Jinning District, Anning City, Yimen The county and Eshan county site headquarters operate simultaneously. A total of 186 emergency response personnel and police forces were deployed that day, 125 muck trucks, 22 construction vehicles such as excavators, 84 emergency vehicles were dispatched, 15 UAVs implemented 24-hour continuous monitoring, and 1,280 households and 4,106 people were evacuated. , Feeding 0.1 tons of elephant food.

(CCTV reporter Guo Feng Wang Xi)