National Post

Ten endangered pygmy elephants found dead in Malaysian forest were likely poisoned, officials sayTen endangered Borneo pygmy elephants have been found dead in a Malaysian forest under mysterious circumstances, and wildlife officials said Tuesday that they probably were poisoned.Carcasses of the baby-faced elephants were found near each other over the past three weeks at the Gunung Rara Forest Reserve, said Laurentius Ambu, director of the wildlife department in Malaysia’s Sabah state on Borneo island.In one case, officers rescued a 3-month-old calf that was trying to wake its dead mother. (SABAH WILDLIFE DEPARTMENT/AFP/Getty Images)

Ten endangered pygmy elephants found dead in Malaysian forest were likely poisoned, officials say
Ten endangered Borneo pygmy elephants have been found dead in a Malaysian forest under mysterious circumstances, and wildlife officials said Tuesday that they probably were poisoned.

Carcasses of the baby-faced elephants were found near each other over the past three weeks at the Gunung Rara Forest Reserve, said Laurentius Ambu, director of the wildlife department in Malaysia’s Sabah state on Borneo island.

In one case, officers rescued a 3-month-old calf that was trying to wake its dead mother. (SABAH WILDLIFE DEPARTMENT/AFP/Getty Images)

Tagged with:  #news  #animals  #elephants  #Malaysia  #Borneo
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