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Mali the elephant may move

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MANILA - The never-ending saga of the only elephant in the Philippines took another turn Wednesday, as new Manila Mayor Joseph Estrada granted informal permission to move the animal to a newly renovated zoo near the Subic Bay naval base. 

Peta's Philippines branch has been active for six years with high-profile protests in an effort to have Mali moved to Thailand from her enclosure at the Manila Zoo. (File photo courtesy of Peta)

Mr Estrada, a former Philippines president elected mayor two months ago, said Mali would have to return to Manila after renovations to her enclosure at the city's zoo.

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