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Rescuers Weren't Worried When This Pygmy Elephant Went Missing — Until They Found This

The protection of wild animals from the dangers of poaching, is (and will remain) a tremendous challenge—but one for which we must rise to the occasion. The destruction of animals’ natural habitats, food scarcity due to shifting climate patterns, and other causes seriously threaten many species that call our planet home.

Keeping animals safe from such threats will inevitably involve some setbacks, but in those cases we have to do our best to learn from our mistakes and make better choices going forward. One such incident from which we can learn is the story of Sabre, a pygmy elephant from Malaysia.

Knowing his tusks would make him a target for poachers, a group of wildlife experts moved him to a sanctuary and closely monitored…

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