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Elephant Removal - How to solve problems between people and Elephants

I know this site is Wildlife Removal USA, but I thought it would be a good plan to make a site about wildlife removal in other places that encounter totally different wildlife species, such as Africa. I took a trip there to learn about local wildlife problems. You think raccoons or groundhogs are a problem here? In Tanzania, where I did my research, they have to deal with Elephants completely destroying whole gardens in one night, and knocking down trees. The snakes there are pretty serious - try the Black Mamba for example. And while no animals here in the us will kill and eat you (except a large alligator, I guess), over there they have to legitimately worry about lions, or even worse, the deadly hippopotamus. I decided after a while that trying to create a business model on recommending African wildlife removal professionals was out of my league. But here is a little bit of information.

How to solve problems between people and Elephants - Elephants are mainly found in Africa and Asia, and the statures of these beasts vary depending on their origin. The African elephant is bulkier than its Asian counterpart, and mainly resides in grassy plain savannahs. On the other hand, Asian elephants are quite small and reside within the Asian jungles. Though people have managed to tame Asian elephants to assist in home activities like farming and even transportation, in Africa and some parts of Asia, farmers are lamenting of these beasts’ tendency to destroy huge tracts of farmed land especially during the night when it’s difficult to spot them. In morning, they are left behind with a trail of utter destruction. Some elephants are also daring enough to attack those people who try to confront them. As a result, there has been quite a major beef between the beasts and farmers in this region with farmers vowing to kill any animal intruding into their premises and the animals also showing no signs of relenting in their destructive quest.

One of the best ways of averting such cases is fencing off national park and other wildlife reservation areas from residential areas using high voltage fences such that any elephant which tries to cross over the other side can be thrown back by electric currents emitted by this fence. Imperatively, locals can be educated on the benefits of protecting all manner of wildlife including elephants such that any conflicts whatsoever may be averted. Elephants are a great source of tourism revenue and they bring in a huge amount of income annually. Moreover, attacking elephants due to their otherwise instinct oriented behavior would only open room for poachers to prey on the helpless animals for their pricey tasks.

Locals can be assisted to run a fundraising program to raise part of the funds required in buying building materials; this way, they would feel part and parcel of the entire process and not some cheap outsiders being helped by the government. Much more, some strong youths can be employed to man the establishment against vandals who may use gross means of getting into the reservation park such as detonating fences using explosives. This can also create some form of temporary employment for the local youth thereby giving them a form of temporary employment.

Another workable way of solving this problem is relocating inhabitants from the elephant infested region to other agricultural viable regions with no wildlife. But this activity should only be undertaken with authority from the locals because when conducted otherwise, it could lead to further conflict particularly when the indigenous people deem the area currently inhabited as ancestral and sacred. Relocation also has to be undertaken in phases and not at a go since this would lead to internal conflicts amongst the inhabitants who may wrangle to find the best lands to till their crops.

Moreover, it is also advisable for officials to take heed while shifting families to the new elephant-free locations so that family members are not separated and lost from each other while this process is underway. Census also has to be taken so as to determine the exact amount of people in that region and avoid intruders from taking advantage of the milieu in joining the group and demanding for their own portions of land. Remember that elephants are not inherently destructive creatures and would only trespass into human territory when looking for food. As such, humans need not build grudges with these otherwise peaceful animals.

While I am on the matter of African nuisance animals, I may as well address Hippopotamus Removal and Lion Removal.
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