Sumatran Elephant Found Dead Without Tusks in Indonesia

April 14, 2015 1:15 PM

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A Sumatran elephant has been found dead in Indonesia's Aceh province with its tusks cut off, raising suspicion it was killed by poachers.

Genman Sefti Hasibuan, head of the local Conservation and Natural Resources Agency said the carcass of the estimated 25-year-old male elephant was discovered Monday inside a palm oil plantation in Karang Hampa village in West Aceh District.

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