It is all in the detail

There is a very important drugs component to any translocation. Different sized elephants require different…

Translocation helps elephant

Often elephant are the unintended victims of snares. One advantage of translocating elephant to well-managed …

Success down to planning

It takes a lot of manpower to plan and execute a successful translocation. It is especially complicated as often Peace Parks…

Just how do you move elephants?

The day before the elephants are located, the transport trucks start to mobilise. The trucks are huge with specially…

The day finally arrives

It takes a whole team to make a successful translocation. Alongside all the experts there can also be another lot of…

Step by step guide

Darting is carried out by the wildlife vet, with all doses measured, packed and sorted before the helicopter takes to the skies.

Matriarch is the target

The operation begins with helicopters. They need to first locate the animals, then herd them into an area where…

What a moment!

This film shows the tight family bonds that elephant have. Notice how the herd sticks together, clustered around the matriarch.