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Hello, I am looking a documentary/video about Human-elephant conflict from Southeast Asia region. Probably it was shot in Thailand, Cambodia or Malaysia ( not sure about this, but somewhere from the Southeast Asia region for sure.) It was probably filmed during 2012-2014 as there is whole video of it on youtube back then that I quiet remembered watched likely 10 years ago.
There is particular scene I quiet remembered in which a white man and local guy from that region goes on trail and large Elephant sneaks up quiet slowly and without making any noise from the that jungle trail. That elephant was likely 100-200 meters away and it give them moment of stare like what are you guys doing in my territory, they knew it's tense situation and local guy says we have to go away as soon as possible and we are not in good place at all, there is quiet dramatic music and people talking in comment section about music composer about this particular scene that who ever given background music to this definitely working in some thriller movie like Jurassic Park or something as he knows the deal about his work. Well jokes aside, as soon as local guy says it we need to go away from elephant's path elephant charged at them and they run away. Well nothing happens but they got scared a lot.
I guess it was independent creators documentary and they have website of their own where it featured as well. I am searching everywhere from last year or so using keywords like "human-elephant conflict", but no result yet. If probably anyone's knew this scene or remember such video then please share info of it. Thanks
Not even an elephant sanctuary, not even shown on the map, we saw 3 elephants chained up all day on our way to the bottle beach. They were head bobbing simultaneously, all three of them, which is a sign of distress. Tourist may take pictures with them or feed them for 100 Bath (about 2,5$), I really wanted to feed them or pet them to make them comfortable, but of course didn't do because I won't support this utterly disgusting animal cruelty. Unfortunately, can't even report them because of the laws in Thailand, they can be kept on chains by their owners at will. I am deeply saddened and can't stop thinking about them. Thanks for reading.