Philippines begins destroying elephant tusks
“They are made to have a special character. I had one where [the tusks have] gold embedded in them,” said Tsereh Golan, a zoologist.
Golan said the species is one of the most endang홀덤ered in the world. A report earlier this year by UNESCO said the population of elephants in Indonesia had plummeted from around 80,000 to around 5,000.
Indonesia, along with the Philippines and Malaysia, has the world’s most destructive elephant population.
With a report from CTV’s Indonesian Service