Another Borneo pygmy elephant found dead, likely due to poisoning

A photo taken in June 2012 shows the pygmy elephants of Borneo.
A photo taken in June 2012 shows the pygmy elephants of Borneo.PHOTO: ST FILE

KOTA KINABALU (THE STAR/ASIA NEWS NETWORK) - Poisoning is suspected to be the cause of death of an adult female Borneo pygmy elephant at a settlement on Sabah's east coast as conservationists continue to grapple with the deaths of the endangered animal.

The elephant was found in the Kampung Perpaduan Skim Bagahak area on Monday (Dec 9).