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Poachers threaten elephant numbers in Thailand

Thailand's wildlife experts say that elephants could face extinction if they continue to be hunted as a source of meat.

The elephant is a national symbol of Thailand and it is believed that poachers sell parts of the elephant for thousands of dollars to the black market.

Emily Buchanan reports.

  • 30 Jan 2012
  • From the section Asia
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