Police to hunt for killer of wild elephant

Wild elephants walking in Khao Yai National Park

Wild elephants walking up a road in the area of Khao Yai National Park, Nakhon Ratchasima. Photo: Khunkay.

The Department of National Parks, Wildlife and Plant Conservation has filed a complaint with police asking authorities to hunt the person behind the death of a wild elephant in Chon Buri.

Dusit Netmanee, the chief of Khao Yai National Park, lodged the complaint at Bo Thong police station in Bo Thong district Monday, after the 30-year-old male jumbo weighing 4 tonnes was electrocuted at a pineapple orchard on Sunday. The department posted a Facebook message with a video clip of the animal when it was still alive.

Full story: Bangkok Post


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