dead elephant

An Elephant aged around two-years-old was found dead inside Tai Rom Yen national park on Monday

Local residents quickly made officers of the park aware when they discovered the animal on Monday afternoon, the banana tree had also been stripped next to the elephant, it is estimated that there are six-seven elephants in the park, including the mother and her baby.

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The cause of the death of the elephant is still unknown as veterinarians look to investigate, they did notice blood on the foot of the infant.

In recent years, there has been an increased demand for Ivory, particularly in Asia, making Asian elephants endangered as poaching becomes more common.

Many projects have been set up to protect the species, including creating more isolated protected areas for them to roam.

Source : Bangkokpost

Content : :LovePattayaThailand

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