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Poacher In Kelantan Nabbed For Allegedly Shooting & Slaughtering An Elephant To Get Its Tusks

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Every other week, we keep hearing about elephants being gunned down for its body parts. What happened to our compassion? These majestic endangered animals are being killed because of our greed. It has been a sad year and so many elephants have died at the hands of humans in our region.

An Orang Asli In Kelantan Nabbed For Allegedly Shooting And Slaughtering An Elephant To Get Its Body Parts - WORLD OF BUZZ 2

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On Wednesday (13 November) in Gua Musang, Kelantan, the local Jabatan Perhilitan has managed to catch a poacher, who is an Orang Asli, in action as well as confiscate elephants before they are sold off to the black market. According to a post on Facebook, the authorities made the arrest after receiving intel from the public about an individual who was shooting at an elephant.

An Orang Asli In Kelantan Nabbed For Allegedly Shooting And Slaughtering An Elephant To Get Its Body Parts - WORLD OF BUZZ 1

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After searching his house, the authorities also found elephant tusks, a gun, and a chainsaw which might have been used for his heinous crime. As of now, the poacher is being held in jail while the case is further investigated by local authorities.

Read the full post here:

#KELANTAN#GuaMusang13/11/2019Masa: 12:53pmLAPORAN TANGKAPAN DAN RAMPASAN OP BERSEPADU KHAZANAH.1.TARIKH/MASA…

Posted by Wan Amir Al-Hafiz on Wednesday, November 13, 2019

In the span of two months, there has been news about pygmy elephants being gunned down in our own backyard and this elephant killing spree will continue unless these poachers are stopped.

Also read: Another Pygmy Elephant Has Been Killed With Its Tusks Removed In Sabah Plantation

An Orang Asli In Kelantan Nabbed For Allegedly Shooting And Slaughtering An Elephant To Get Its Body Parts - WORLD OF BUZZ

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