Original title: Chasing the elephant: the elephant group Yuxi Yimen event, the single elephant stays in Kunming, about 12 kilometers away from the group in tranquility. Source: CCTV News Client
The headquarter reporter learned from the provincial headquarters for the safety and precaution of the Asian elephant herd in Yunnan’s northward movement. From 17:00 on June 8th to 17:00 on the 9th, the elephant herd moved 3.7 kilometers to the southwest and continued on Tenth Street, Yimen County, Yuxi Township activities. The single elephant was out of the group for 4 days. It entered Kunming’s tranquility at 18:30 on June 8 and moved in the dense forest southwest of the Eight Street Street, about 12 kilometers away from the elephant group, and the elephants were safe.
In view of the actual and hidden dangers of the activities of the target group and the outlier, the provincial headquarters requires the three on-site headquarters of Anning, Yimen, and Jinning to operate simultaneously and jointly deploy defenses to ensure seamless work. The on-site headquarters closely monitored the movement of the elephant herd, studied and judged the migration route, and continued to guide the migration to the southwest by implementing measures such as isolation fences, feeding elephants, and road control. On the same day, the on-site headquarters put in more than 1,297 emergency response personnel and police forces, dispatched 329 muck trucks, emergency vehicles, and 11 drones, evacuated 3174 households with 11,071 people, fed 2.1 tons of elephant food, and ensured the masses and elephants along the way. Safety.
(Headquarters CCTV reporter Wang Xi and Zhu Huirong)
(Edited by Li Jiayi)