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Dead elephant found in Vietnam

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The remains of what was believed to be the last wild elephant in a province in northern-central Vietnam have been found in a forest. 

Vietnam was one of eight nations accused of failing to do enough to tackle the illegal trade in elephant ivory at the Cites conference in Bangkok in March. (Photo by Jetjaras Na Ranong)

The decomposing carcass of the four-ton elephant was discovered on Thursday by locals in the Tan Hoa Commune forest in Quang Binh province, according to a Thanh Nien News report.

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