Baby Asian Elephants Are Being Crippled by Snares

Camera traps reveal that wire snares set to capture animals for bush meat are wounding baby elephants in Cambodia.

Cambodia’s Cardamom Mountains, blanketed in emerald-green rain forest, should be a haven for endangered Asian elephants. But cameras triggered by motion sensors reveal that most of the baby elephants in the region have been injured, some fatally, by wire traps intended for other animals.

Read the full story: https://www.nationalgeographic.com/animals/2018/07/baby-asian-elephants-injured-by-snares-cambodia/

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