A Sumatran elephant (Elephas maximus sumatranus) seen in Tesso Nilo National Park in Riau on Tuesday. According to World Wildlife Fund Indonesia, the Sumatran elephant population has decreased significantly this year. An estimated 2,400 individuals remain in the conservation area, while about 400 have died in the past year due to deforestation and illegal hunting. (Antara Photo/FB Anggoro)

Weep for the Species

BY : ANTARA PHOTO

AUGUST 14, 2019

A Sumatran elephant (Elephas maximus sumatranus) seen in Tesso Nilo National Park in Riau on Tuesday. According to World Wildlife Fund Indonesia, the Sumatran elephant population has decreased significantly this year. An estimated 2,400 individuals remain in the conservation area, while about 400 have died in the past year due to deforestation and illegal hunting. (Antara Photo/FB Anggoro)

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