Central & South Asia
Elephants and humans vie for land in Sri Lanka
Loss of habitat leads to deadly conflicts as elephants forced into human communities.
Last Modified: 09 Sep 2010 19:58 GMT

Sri Lanka's expanding elephant population is causing growing concern for conservationists.

Habitat destruction is forcing them from the jungle into farming communities and that has led to confrontations with locals, with elephants killing more than 50 people so far this year.

Al Jazeera's Minelle Fernandez reports from Sri Lanka's Udawalawe National Park.

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