The poaching threat facing elephants in Myanmar has reached "crisis" levels, the World Wide Fund for Nature warned this week.
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On Christmas Day last year, a two-month-old Asian elephant calf was found wandering alone near the beach resort town of Chaungtha in Myanmar's Ayeyarwady region. Forestry officials found the mutilated...
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Thirty percent of the African elephant population has been wiped out by poaching in less than a decade.
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He's one of the most protected males on the planet and he's looking for love.
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In just over a decade, 65 percent of the population was lost.
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A rare subspecies is being slaughtered for use as a dowry.
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Luckily, little Didik was rescued just in time and is now on the slow road to recovery.
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