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PETA DOUBLES REWARD FOR HELP IN BRINGING ELEPHANT KILLERS TO JUSTICE

Group Offers 20,000 MYR, Calls for Public's Help in Nabbing Individuals Who Killed Borneo Pygmy Elephants

For Immediate Release:

7 February 2013

Kuala Lumpur – Because no arrests have been made, People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) Asia is doubling its original 10,000 MYR reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the persons responsible for killing 14 Borneo pygmy elephants, an endangered species, at the Gunung Rara Forest Reserve in Sabah. The group is now offering 20,000 MYR

"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 the nearest police department immediately.

For more information, please visit PETAAsiaPacific.com.

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