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Taskforce sent to try and stop wild elephant herd entering Chinese city

Telegraph, 04 Jun 2021
A wandering herd of 15 elephants have been journeying in China's Yunnan Province and local authorities are trying to keep them away from populated areas.

The elephants entered a rural suburb of the city of Kunming after travelling 300 miles from their nature reserve home.

They were originally a herd of 17 but 2 of the mammals turned around and headed back towards the south.

Local authorities have deployed a task force of more than 630 people, 106 vehicles and 14 drones to monitor the elephants.

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