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Bali Offers Refuge to Threatened Pachyderms.


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(11/18/2002)

Bali Adventure Tours, the owners and operators of Bali's Elephant Safari Park in Taro, Central Bali, are mounting a rescue effort to save 10 rare and endangered female elephants from Riau province in Sumatra.

Suffering from dehydration and starvation occasioned by their competition with man for land and food, the herd of 10 elephants, including two baby elephants, will undergo an epic 6-day journey from deep in Sumatra's jungle to their new home in the foothills of Bali.

The Park's owners, Nigel and Yannie Mason, departed for Sumatra on November 16th, scheduled to return to the park together with its newest residents on November 24. The rescue mission is being recorded by an international film team with their coverage concluding with the introduction of the herd to the existing family of 17 elephants who now make their home at the park. The documentary will eventually be shown to a worldwide TV audience of millions.

Expected to become the "darlings" of the coverage and upon their arrival at the park are the two "babies" of the herd, aged 1.5 and 2 years. The youngest of the two is an orphan measuring only one meter tall and is still hand fed by her handlers.

The shipment of 10 elephants from Sumatra represents a major logistical feat involving elaborate planning and preparation and a team of 30 people, including elephant handlers and veterinarians. Once the trip is completed the 10 elephants and their caretakers will have traversed 3 islands, used a convoy of busses and 5 long-haul trucks, twice traveled by sea on large ferries, carried over 9.000 kilograms of elephant food, and even employed a helicopter to bring the endangered Sumatran elephants to their new home in Bali.



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