What we know so far
A herd of wild Asian elephants has trekked over 500 kilometers after leaving their original habitat in Xishuangbanna National Nature Reserve in Southwest China's Yunnan province.
After a stop in early June on the outskirts of Kunming, the provincial capital, the herd of 14 elephants is now roaming in Yuxi city.
One male elephant which left the herd has been transferred back to Xishuangbanna National Natural Reserve.
Where are they
16:19 2021-10-18
Film capturing elephants nurtured by humans debuts at COP 15
By Li Yingqing in Kunming, Yunnan | |

The 15th meeting of the Conference of the Parties to the UN Convention on Biological Diversity, or COP 15, kicked off in Kunming on Oct 11. As the first part of the opening ceremony, the short film Elephants' Journey in Yunnan was premiered and shown to participants in the main venue.

06:55 2021-09-10
Food base to solve a jumbo-size problem
By ZHANG YANGFEI in Beijing and LI YINGQING in Kunming | China Daily |

The project, with investment of 1 million yuan ($154,686), kicked off in December and was completed in May. The base, which covers three townships across 67 hectares, has grown some of the elephants' favorite plants, including 38,000 musa basjoo trees, a species of banana.

19:40 2021-08-20
Wandering elephants return to own habitat
By Cheng Si | |

A wandering elephant herd has finally finished its northbound trip recently, returning to its natural habitat in Mojiang county, southwestern Yunnan's Pu'er city.

08:15 2021-08-19
Helping hands guide roaming elephants home
By LI YINGQING in Kunming and CHEN MEILING | China Daily |

Zhang Yufu, 37, a truck driver in Yunnan province, was given a special assignment on Aug 3 by the company he works for-to follow a herd of 14 Asian elephants.

19:52 2021-08-13
China to further promote protection of Asian elephants
Xinhua |

China will take a slew of measures to further promote the protection of Asian elephants, an official with the National Forestry and Grassland Administration (NFGA) said on Thursday.

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