To the circus: conservationists warn of elephant exodus from Laos

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Parade d’éléphants lors d’un festival au Laos © AFP PHOTO/Frank Zeller

It may be known as the Land of a Million Elephants, but conservationists are warning that the imminent exportation of more than a third of Laos’s remaining domesticated elephant calves to a Chinese circus could prove disastrous for the endangered species.

Guardian

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