Poachers target Asian jumbos


Rare breed: Sabre, the elephant with uniquely reversed tusks, was killed in November last year.

PETALING JAYA: Elephants in Malaysia and parts of Asia may be in the crosshairs of poachers hunting for ivory.

Ivory tusks from Asian elephants are a lot rarer than those from Africa and fetch a higher price, said an international group probing the illegal wildlife trade.

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