Wild elephants again disrupt Gua Musang Orang Asli’s water supply

Water supply to some 300 Bateq Orang Asli has been disrupted again after wild elephants trampled on water pipes and tanks just 2 days after they were repaired. – EPA pic, November 15, 2019.

MORE than 300 Orang Asli from the Batek tribe in Kg Aring 5 in Gua Musang, Kelantan once again had their piped water supply damaged by a herd of wild elephants today.

The pipe that connects to a water catchment up a nearby hill was repaired through a gotong-royong just two days ago after it was damaged by wild elephants earlier this month.

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  • Are the tanks placed on a habitual track the elephants use? Or are they after the water? There must be a reason the elephants are doing this. Ask an expert.

    Posted 10 months ago by Malaysia New hope