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Sumatran elephant found decapitated in Indonesia

Nov 22, 2019 - 1:14 PM

Indonesia's environment ministry estimates there are fewer than 2,000 of the critically endangered subspecies Sumatran elephants still in the wild

ENDANGERED. File photo of Sumatran elephants, a sub-species of Asian elephants.  Their scientific name is Elephas maximus sumatranus. Shutterstock.com

Critically endangered Sumatran elephant gives birth

Jun 02, 2016 - 11:07 PM

Sumatran elephants are critically endangered It is estimated between 2 400 and 2 800 remain in the wild according to conservation group WWF

ENDANGERED. Sumatran elephants are critically endangered. Photo by AFP

Disturbing trend: Critically endangered elephant is latest animal to die in an Indonesian zoo

May 12, 2016 - 4:47 PM

The elephant s death comes after a tiger also died in April in a separate zoo

SLOW TREATMENT. Yani lies down on the ground in Bandung city's zoo, West Java province, several hours before eventually dying. AFP PHOTO / TIMUR MATAHARI

The wRap Indonesia: 4th economic stimulus, Sumatran elephants found dead

Oct 16, 2015 - 6:00 AM

Other stories include a damning report on the treatment of Indonesia s death row inmates and new Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp s statements ahead of his team s first game under his leadership

FOUND DEAD. Two critically-endangered Sumatran elephants were found dead from suspected poisoning in Indonesia's Aceh province. AFP photo/Aceh Province Forest Protection Agecny/Awir Belo

Two rare elephants found dead in Indonesia

Oct 15, 2015 - 6:34 PM

Villagers found the carcasses of the female elephants aged two and 15 bleeding from their mouths and rectums

FOUND DEAD. Two critically-endangered Sumatran elephants were found dead from suspected poisoning in Indonesia's Aceh province. AFP photo/Aceh Province Forest Protection Agecny/Awir Belo

The wRap Indonesia: Transgenders arrested, Sumatran elephant killed

Sep 22, 2015 - 6:00 AM

An imprisoned former government official is pictured out in public transgenders are arrested in Aceh and other top stories from Indonesia and around the world

RIP YONGKI. The body of a critically endangered Sumatran elephant, named Yongki, lies on the ground after he was found dead in his enclosure. Photo from Bukit Barisan Selatan National Park

Endangered Sumatran elephant found shot dead, tusks missing

Apr 15, 2015 - 5:20 PM

This is the first known case of elephant killing in Aceh this year

CRITICALLY ENDANGERED. One of the 11 Sumatran elephants found dead in Aceh in 2014. Photo by AFP

The wRap Indonesia: Sept. 9, 2014

Sep 09, 2014 - 9:43 AM

The latest on the controversial local elections bill lawmakers implicated in the hajj graft scandal a petition to raise the marrying age for girls and more

'PERMANENT COALITION'. Members of the Red and White coalition of political parties supporting Prabowo Subianto during their declaration in Jakarta on July 14, 2014. Photo by Adek Berry/AFP

2 rare Sumatran elephants found dead in Aceh

Sep 08, 2014 - 7:02 PM

There are fewer than 3 000 Sumatran elephants remaining in the wild according to the International Union for Conservation of Nature marking a 50 drop in numbers since 1985

DEAD ELEPHANT. This photograph taken by a villager on August 21, 2014, shows a man placing a fruit on a dead baby Sumatran elephant found in a river in Serbajadi in East Aceh district in Aceh province, located near the Leuser ecosystem forest conservation area in Indonesia's Sumatra island. Two more Sumatran elephants were found dead in Aceh over the weekend. Photo by AFP

Critically endangered Sumatran elephants found dead

Jun 03, 2013 - 10:07 PM

Two critically endangered Sumatran elephants were found dead in an Indonesian national park and are believed to have been poisoned