Trunk call for help: Cambodian elephants rescued from mud-filled bomb crater

Trapped elephants wallowing in a mud-filled bomb crater in eastern Cambodia's Mondulkiri province, in this recent undated photo released on Saturday by the province's environmental office. Eleven wild elephants, including a baby, were rescued on Satu
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Trapped elephants wallowing in a mud-filled bomb crater in eastern Cambodia's Mondulkiri province, in this recent undated photo released on Saturday by the province's environmental office. Eleven wild elephants, including a baby, were rescued on Saturday after languishing in the swampy waters for four days, an environmental official said.

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on March 27, 2017, with the headline 'Trunk call for help: Cambodian elephants rescued from mud-filled bomb crater'. Print Edition | Subscribe