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Elephas maximus borneensis
This Elephant Bull of Elephas maximus borneensis was seen at a Plantation. They are in the wild but accepted by the workers/residents of this Plantation and even when they encroached to their gardens and family farms to feed on the vegetation, they will not be harmed. The Management of the Plantation is allowing eco-tourism in the Plantation ground and workers are encourage to reports sightings of them to the office so that visitors there have a better chance to encounter them as it is a large plantation with big network of rough roads. We were fortunate on this sighting of the first Bull (Pics #3 & #4)l within 2 minutes into our drive from the accommodation we were staying at. In fact, the sighting could have been earlier/faster if I didn't asked the truck to stop when I saw a Cobra crossing in front of the vehicle but our guides says they wanted us to see the Bull Elephant first before we stops for other animals. The second Bull (Pics #1 & #2) was sighted the next day on our ride to a wild life corridor when we were going to plant some trees.