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This photo taken on July 21, 2021 shows an elephant at Wild Elephant Valley, a nature reserve for wild elephants that also features elephant-themed shows for tourists, in Xishuangbanna in southwest China's Yunnan province. - An elephant in the street is now a common sight for residents of the animals' home territory on the Myanmar-Laos border, where a recovering elephant population is being squeezed into ever-shrinking habitat, leading to growing human-elephant conflict. - TO GO WITH AFP STORY China-animal-nature-conservation by Dan Martin (Photo by Hector RETAMAL / AFP) / TO GO WITH AFP STORY China-animal-nature-conservation by Dan Martin (Photo by HECTOR RETAMAL/AFP via Getty Images)

This photo taken on July 21, 2021 shows an elephant at Wild Elephant Valley, a nature reserve for wild elephants that also features elephant-themed shows for tourists, in Xishuangbanna in southwest China's Yunnan province. - An elephant in the street is now a common sight for residents of the animals' home territory on the Myanmar-Laos border, where a recovering elephant population is being squeezed into ever-shrinking habitat, leading to growing human-elephant conflict. - TO GO WITH AFP STORY China-animal-nature-conservation by Dan Martin (Photo by Hector RETAMAL / AFP) / TO GO WITH AFP STORY China-animal-nature-conservation by Dan Martin (Photo by HECTOR RETAMAL/AFP via Getty Images)