Pygmy elephants are an endangered species. Photo: Reuters
Pygmy elephants are an endangered species. Photo: Reuters
Malaysia

Malaysia pygmy elephant gores handler to death

  • The handler was treating an injured calf when another captive adult elephant suddenly ‘tusked him very badly’ in the chest and abdomen
  • The tragedy happened on December 25 at the Lok Kawi Wildlife Park on Borneo island, which serves as a sanctuary for 16 pygmy elephants

Pygmy elephants are an endangered species. Photo: Reuters
Pygmy elephants are an endangered species. Photo: Reuters
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