Jumbo found dead in orchard

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  • Tuesday, 12 Aug 2014

KOTA TINGGI: An elephant was found dead at the Dusun Panti Felcra scheme with its right foreleg caught in the fork of a jackfruit tree branch.

According to settler Mohd Nasir Hashim, 57, a worker at the orchard found the elephant at about 9am last Thursday.

The elephant could have died after struggling all night long to free its leg, he said, adding that officials from the Johor Wildlife and National Parks Department in Bandar Penawar buried the carcass at the orchard. — Bernama

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