Elephants On The Loose

A herd of 15 elephants have caused destruction in south-west China, including eating fields of corn and smashing up barns, after escaping from Xishuangbanna nature reserve in Yunnan province. On Tuesday, Yunnan authorities said the herd was 12 miles from the provincial capital of Kunming, home to millions of people

Herd of walking elephants, South Africa

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