Tesso Nilo WWF-BKSDA Flying Squad camp in Indonesia


Tesso Nilo WWF-BKSDA Flying Squad camp
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Founded2004
First elephant arrived2004
Address Tesso Nilo National park
Place Riau
Country Indonesia

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Description

Tesso Nilo WWF-BKSDA Flying Squad camp, located at Tesso Nilo National park, in Riau, Indonesia , was founded in 2004 and the first elephant arrived in 2004.

Living elephants

At the Tesso Nilo WWF-BKSDA Flying Squad camp lives 9 elephants with records in this database: (detail list)
  1. Harmoni Rimbo (Har) born 2017-11-21
  2. Imbo born 2011-01-31
  3. Indro born 1984
  4. Lisa born 1977
  5. Nella (Nila) born 2007-02-23
  6. Rahman born ~1977
  7. Ria born ~1977
  8. Tesso born 2007-11-16
  9. Unnamed born 2021-12-02

Comments / pictures"The Elephant Flying Squad consist of four trained elephants and eight mahouts. This team does regular patrol around its operation area in Tesso Nilo National Park- Riau Province- Sumatra, Indonesia to anticipate human elephant-conflict. The patrol is done with elephant ride or with vehicle patrols (car, motor bike).The team helps drive back wild elephants that go out of from Tesso Nilo NP back to the park. This program is collaboration between WWF-Indonesia and the Conservation Authority of Riau since April 2004, and to date has been proven to significantly reduce human-elephant conflict in the area of its operation.
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Sammy Syamsidar, WWF Indonesia

References for records about Tesso Nilo WWF-BKSDA Flying Squad camp

Recommended Citation

Koehl, Dan (2021). Tesso Nilo WWF-BKSDA Flying Squad camp, Elephant Encyclopedia. Available online at https://www.elephant.se/location2.php?location_id=974. (archived at the Wayback machine)

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