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Baby elephant dies with skin frayed, feet gone, tail severed in central Vietnam

Friday, March 27, 2015, 19:01 GMT+7

A baby elephant weighing about 100kg has been found dead, with a patch of skin flayed, four feet gone, and a part of the tail cut off, in the Central Highlands province of Dak Lak, according to a local wildlife official.

Pham Van Lang, deputy director of the Dak Lak Elephant Conservation Center, on Wednesday said he had been informed of the death of the elephant in Ea H’Leo District.

The death was reported on Tuesday afternoon by locals who discovered the animal’s body in the forest subzone 71B, managed by Ea Wy Forestry Company in Cu Amung Commune, Lang said. 

He added that he had sent a subordinate to the subzone to seek further information and look into the cause of the death.

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