Wild elephant rescued after week-long search

The injured elephant (C) retrieved from Yok Don National Park in Vietnam
The injured elephant (C) retrieved from Yok Don National Park in Vietnam's Central Highlands on May 14

2013-05-17 - Yok Don national park, Vietnam
A week after first sighting a wild elephant ensnared by two traps – one on its foot and another on its trunk – rescuers were able to retrieve the animal on May 14 from a protected forest in Dak Lak Province. They used tamed elephants to rope the young injured male elephant around its neck and tow to it to station in Yok Don National Park.

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