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Sumatran elephants are listed as critically endangered and are protected under Indonesia law. But they are still not getting the protection they so desperately need.

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There are only 1500 elephants left in the wild on the island of Sumatra. Every month new human / elephant conflicts occur resulting in more elephant deaths.

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Due to conversion of forests into human settlements and agricultural areas, many of the Sumatran elephant populations have lost their habitat to humans.

More Needs to be Done

% Elephant Deaths Between 1985 and 2007

% Habitat Loss Between 1980 and 2005

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