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How to React When Meeting Elephants (PDF - 51KB)

Elephants can be exciting and thrilling, but they should be treated with care to ensure your safety and that of the elephant. If they charge or approach, it is important to act quickly and decisively.

Keep calm and move quickly out of the way. Stay alert to any elephant movement and anticipate its next move. Remain as still as possible while anticipating the elephant's next moves.

If escape is not possible, diverting an elephant may be the only way to ensure safety. You can use loud noises and throw objects to divert the elephant's attention away from you.

In such situations, it is important to stay calm. Panic may lead to poor judgement and poor decision making. This can put lives in danger and have dangerous consequences. You can help each other by contacting others and alerting them to the danger.

It is important to be aware of elephant behavior and their habitat requirements in order to prevent dangerous encounters. Understanding these animals' habits and keeping a respectful distance will help you coexist with them safely.

When humans and elephants are in a shared environment, it is important to think quickly, calm down quickly and seek safety. By being aware of elephant behavior and exercising caution, both parties will be able to peacefully coexist in these areas.


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