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Bornean elephants endangered due to human activity, wildlife experts say

Agriculture, mining, logging and other human activities on Borneo have caused elephants living on the Southeast Asian island to become endangered, an assessment by wildlife experts published on Thursday found. There are around 1,000 Bornean elephants left in the wild, according to the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN), whose "Red List" of animal species assesses their risk of extinction. Animals that are "critically endangered" are at extreme risk of extinction unless conse...

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