Tawau, Wednesday 29th January 2013 – 10 Bornean elephants were found dead within a space of two weeks at FMU 23, a Yayasan Sabah Concession area in the Gunung Rara Forest Reserve, some 130KM from Tawau. According to the Director of the Sabah Wildlife Department, Datuk Dr Laurentius Ambu, the first report of the dead elephants was given on the 23rd January 2013. “We received the initial report that four elephants were found dead along the Luasong/Telupid logging road about 5km from the gates of Syarikat Empayar Kejora Sdn Bhd, a subsidiary company of Yayasan Sabah,” said Datuk Laurentius.

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