Photo Gallery: Pygmy Elephants at Risk in Borneo

Photo Gallery: Pygmy Elephants at Risk in Borneo
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The Borneo pygmy elephant lives solely in the Malaysian state of Sabah in northeastern Borneo.

Called Kalimantan by Indonesians, Borneo is divided among three countries—Indonesia, Malaysia, and Brunei.

Covering 287,000 square miles (743,330 square kilometers), it is the world's third largest island. Much of that area is fast turning from green to brown as loggers mine the lush island to satisfy a global hunger for lumber.

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