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Cambodia firm to reduce elephant work hours after heatstroke death

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HEATSTROKE. This female elephant died on April 22, 2016 after ferrying tourists. Photo from Yem Senok’s Facebook account

The ‘regretful’ Angkor Elephant Company says it will let its 13 remaining elephants work fewer hours after one died on April 22

PHNOM PENH, Cambodia (Apr. 26, 2016) — A Cambodian tour operator said Tuesday, April 26, it would reduce work hours for elephants during high temperatures following the collapse and death of an animal which had been ferrying tourists in 40°C heat.  Continue reading Cambodia firm to reduce elephant work hours after heatstroke death