Thermal imaging being used to track elephants in China shows a group of men trying to cross illegally into neighbouring Laos. Photo: Handout
Thermal imaging being used to track elephants in China shows a group of men trying to cross illegally into neighbouring Laos. Photo: Handout

‘Secret squad’ of Asian elephants in China help police track and capture 5 people trying to cross border to Laos illegally

  • Authorities responding to reports of Asian elephants on a road stumbled upon a group of five people trying to make an illegal border crossing
  • The elephants followed the group towards the Laos border, allowing officers to pursue and arrest them with ease

Thermal imaging being used to track elephants in China shows a group of men trying to cross illegally into neighbouring Laos. Photo: Handout
Thermal imaging being used to track elephants in China shows a group of men trying to cross illegally into neighbouring Laos. Photo: Handout
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