Elephant reserve set up in Vietnam



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HANOI: An elephant reserve was established in Vietnam’s central Quang Nam province on Thursday, said the Vietnam Administration of Forestry.

Covering an area of nearly 19,000 hectares in Nong Son district, the reserve is to protect habitat for endangered Asian elephants in Vietnam, especially in its central region. 

According to a recent survey by the administration under the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development, a group of at least seven wild elephants are living in the sanctuary.