NEWS RELEASES

12 Jan 2009   |   APRIL

INDONESIA, 12 JANUARY 2009 – APRIL’s own Elephant Flying Squad in the Ukui Estate of Riau, Indonesia, has proudly welcomed the birth of a baby female Sumatran elephant (Elephas Maximus Sumatranus) named “Carmen”. The Elephant Flying Squad is a team of trained elephants and pawangs (trainers) whose efforts are focused on preventing rampaging wild elephants from raiding village crops.