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Elephant-minders at Yok Don National Park work to preserve remaining herd




2015-04-09 - Yok Don, Vietnam
According to the Dak Lak Elephant Conservation Center, the number of wild and domesticated elephants in the locality is declining in the area. A report shows there were more than 550 wild elephants in 1980, but the figure has dropped to 70-80. Seventeen elephants have been killed since 2009. There were 502 domesticated elephants in 1980, but now there are only 48.



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