New elephant sanctuary opens in Malaysia

Funds being provided by the very industry activists argue is causing harm to wildlife and the environment.

    A sanctuary for orphaned pygmy elephants has opened in the Malaysian state of Sabah.

    It is a refuge for animals fast losing access to their natural habitat.

    But it is funded by the palm oil producers, the very industry activists argue is causing harm to wildlife and the environment.

    Al Jazeera's Andrew Thomas reports from the sanctuary in Borneo.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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