Perlindungan dan Maraknya perburuan, Gajah Sumatera yang Nyaris Punah

IUCN menaikkan status bahaya gajah Sumatra dari 'terancam' menjadi 'kritis' jumlah populasinya. Diperkirakan, dalam 30 tahun, gajah Sumatra akan punah. Salah satu daerah tempat terjadinya kepunahan adalah Provinsi Riau akibat industri pulp dan kertas serta kelapa sawit.

Berikut bebrapa foto kegiatan penyelamatan Gajah Sumatra dengan caption berbahasa Inggris : (silahkan di translate pake google)

In this file photo, a wild Sumatran elephant is pictured in the Ulu Masen forest, Aceh province of western Indonesia's Sumatra island. Sumatran elephants in the wild face extinction in less than 30 years unless there is an "immediate moratorium" on destruction of the animals' habitat, environmental group WWF warned on Tuesday.


In this file photo, a herd of Sumatran elephants is seen roaming in forested area of the East Aceh district. An elephant has killed a rubber tapper in Indonesia's Aceh province, the third such fatal incident there in the past three months, according to an official.




Veterinarians perform intravenous infusion on Fitri, a 35-year-old Sumatran elephant at Surabaya Zoo in Surabaya, East Java, Indonesia, Tuesday, July 26, 2011. Fitri has been treated for six days as she has problem getting up to eat due to a sprained ankle. (AP Photo/Trisnadi)











A veterinarian performs intravenous infusion on Fitri, a 35-year-old Sumatran elephant, at Surabaya Zoo in Surabaya, East Java, Indonesia, Tuesday, July 26, 2011. Fitri has been treated for six days as she has problem getting up to eat due to a sprained ankle. (AP Photo/Trisnadi)




An Indonesian police officer escorts detained elephant poachers as they are shown to the media with the evidence of a pair of tusks confiscated from them, at the local police headquarters in Aceh Timur, Aceh province, Indonesia, Saturday, July 16, 2011. Indonesia's endangered elephants, tigers and orangutans are threatened by habitat loss and poaching. Only 3,000 Sumatran elephants are believed to remain in the wild. (AP Photo/Iskandar)

A newly-born Sumatran elephant feeds from its mother, 20 years old Lembang, only hours after its birth at Surabaya Zoo in Surabaya, East Java, Indonesia, Monday, Dec. 20, 2010. Indonesia's endangered elephants, tigers and orangutans are threatened by shrinking habitat, which is cut and burned to make way for plantations or sold as lumber. Only 3,000 Sumatran elephants are believed to remain in the wild.


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Petualang muda yang suka apa saja kecuali belajar berhitung, jatuh cinta dunia Petualangan dan Alam Indonesia. Juga seorang pengagum pohon Bambu dan bunga Dandelion.
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