The skinned and mutilated corpse of one of Vietnam's dwindling population of endangered wild elephants has been discovered in a forest in central Quang Binh province, state media said Friday.
This picture taken on April 3, 2013 shows rangers and local residents looking at the body of a newly killed female elephant in a forest in Minh Hoa district, in the central Vietnam province of Quang Binh. According to local media, the skin, tail, two tusks and two ears of the elephant had been removed from its body.
The female elephant's skin, tail, tusks, ears and many internal organs had been removed, the Tuoi Tre newspaper said, quoting local forest rangers.
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