Four elephants get new home at elephant sanctuary in Sabah

One of the elephants being loaded on the lorry to be transferred to the Bornean Elephant Sanctuary. - pix courtesy of Wildlife Rescue Unit

KOTA KINABALU: Four Bornean pygmy elephants were transferred to their new home at Bornean Elephant Sanctuary (BES) in Kinabatangan last week, a wildlife refuge with better facilities and bigger roaming space.

The four were rescued between 2015 and 2016 and previously placed under the wildlife care centre located at Sepilok Orangutan Rehabilitation Centre (SORC) and were relocated in phases on Thursday (May 20) and Saturday (May 22).

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