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Nurzhafarina ‘Farina’ binti Othman is the founder and director of Project Seratu Aatai, specializing in the conservation of wild Bornean elephant in Sabah. As a scientifically trained Malaysian national, she has studied the daily activities and behavior of elephant groups at Lower Kinabatangan for the last 10 years. Additionally, she is leading the revision of the management Action Plan for Bornean elephant and has been invited to speak about the plight and conservation of Bornean elephant both at national and international levels. Elephants are close to Farina’s heart, she has enjoyed learning the personalities of the animals she has studied, and plans to continue working with this species.