China Elephants: 150,000 Evacuated from Trekking Herd Road Published in 10 hours AGASOSHERECLOSHARE PAGECOPY Linkabout Sharingimage Sourcegetty ImagesImage Captionel Elephants have hidden in the village crops in their long migration path

more than 150,000 people have been evacuated from the path of a herd of migratory elephants, Chinese officials have said.

The authorities in the southeast province of Yunnan feared conflicts between residents and 14 Asian elephants who have been moving for months.

More than 25,000 police officers who use vehicles and drones have supervised the pack, report of state Media.

Protected animals left a natural reserve in Yunnan about 17 months ago.

Since then, they have conducted international holders with an extraordinary walk of 500 km (300 miles) that has seen them walking through fields, towns and cities, eating millions of millions of Dollars in crops and harmful buildings.

As the HERD approached the settlements, people were temporarily relocated to prevent conflicts from local residents tried to protect their crops and households. .

In June, the animals had arrived on the outskirts of the provincial capital of Kunming.

Efforts to direct them and send them back to the Natural Reserve of Mengyangzi initially failed, but finally the herd turned around and began to go home. image The image of the Sourcechnic Central Television (CCTV) was used to monitor the pack, seen here asleep in a forest

WAN YONG, who heads the equipment that Monitor the elephants, told a news conference on Monday that La Manado had crossed the Yuanjiang River and continued south. Electric fences, bait and artificial roads have been used to ensure that animals follow the right path.

For Sunday night, La Manada was approximately 200 km (125 miles) from the reservation, the associated press reported.

Experts say it is not clear so the elephants left their habitual habitat to embark on the trip. Some have suggested that an inexperienced leader may have brought to the herd with force, while others believe that elephants could have been looking for a new habitat.

The Asian elephant is an endangered species extinction. China has only about 300 wild elephants, mainly living, like the herd of errors, in the south of Yunnan province. Capture of Media The elephants have been filmed in several Chinese cities

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