A fisherman and the Indian Ocean sunset of beautiful Sumatra
The FZS (Frankfurt Zoological Society) have been running some successful projects in the Jambi region of Sumatra. One of those being the tracking of wild elephants through the use of radio collars. By attaching a radio collar to one elephant in a herd the FZS team can effectively track the entre herd and can act quickly in the event the herd might get too close to a village. This helps prevent human/elephant conflict and further deaths of the critically endangered Sumatran elephant.
Full article on Elephants of Sumatra http://elephantsofsumatra.com/radio-collar-tracking/
Arriving on the little dock of Pulau Mendanau off the coast of Belitung Island. I rented this little moped and promised I would stay around town. That didn’t last long. Rode an hour and caught a fishing boat to explore […]
Releasing two sun bears in the remote rivers of southern Aceh after the two were caught up in human/elephant conflict. A quick stop after the release for a snap shot with the team.