Sri Lankan elephants' struggle to survive

Elephants and people are in an increasingly dangerous confrontation.

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    Conservationists have criticised the Sri Lankan minister of wildlife for distributing shotguns to Civil Security personnel to protect farmers and their crops from elephants.

    Shrinking habitats and growing human populations are bringing people and elephants into an escalating confrontation while promised conservation efforts have yet to materialise.

     

    Al Jazeera's Minelle Fernandez reports from Eruwea, Sri Lanka.


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