Cote d'Ivoire African forest elephant move news round up

In the video overview above, International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW) Director for France and Francophone Africa, Céline Sissler-Bienvenu, speaks with Agence France-Presse (AFP), about the team effort to move a group of African forest elephants out of conflict with local villages in Cote d'Ivoire.

IFAW begins moving a herd of 9-12 displaced forest elephants that have been in conflict with humans in Daloa, Ivory Coast. The elephants will be released back to the wild in Azagny National Park. c. IFAW

In the Storify embed below, we've gathered a round up of international press articles covering a massive logistical effort by IFAW teams to track, find, tranquilise, move and release a group of African forest elephants into Azagny National Park in Cote d'Ivoire.

RELATED: Two more elephants safely arrive at their new home in Cote d'Ivoire

See anything we've missed? Let us know in the comments and as always, thanks for your support! -- JC

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Céline Sissler-Bienvenu, Director, France and Francophone Africa
Director, France and Francophone Africa
Dr. Cynthia Moss, IFAW Elephant Expert
IFAW Elephant Expert
Grace Ge Gabriel, Regional Director, Asia
Regional Director, Asia
James Isiche, Regional Director, East Africa
Regional Director, East Africa
Jason Bell, Program Director, Elephants Regional Director, South Africa
Program Director, Elephants, Regional Director, South Africa
Peter Pueschel, Director, International Environmental Agreements
Director, International Environmental Agreements
Vivek Menon, Director of IFAW partner, Wildlife Trust of India
Regional Director, South Asia