PETA Offers 10,000 Ringgit Reward For Help In Bringing Elephant Killers To Justice

Group Calls for Public’s Help in Nabbing Individuals Who Killed 10 Borneo Pygmy Elephants

For Immediate Release:

30 January 2013

Kuala Lumpur – People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) Asia is offering up to 10,000 MYR for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the persons responsible for killing 10 Borneo pygmy elephants, an endangered species, at the Gunung Rara Forest Reserve in Sabah. The elephants are believed to have been poisoned.

“These cowardly killers need to be caught and prosecuted to the fullest extent of the law”, says PETA Asia Vice-President Jason Baker. “If they were poisoned, these elephants had slow and agonising deaths.”

Anyone with information about this case is encouraged to contact PETA at [email protected] or the nearest police department immediately.

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