There are more elephants in Myanmar than anywhere else in Asia. They suffer increasing habitat loss and there are only 2000 left in the wild while 5000 are in captivity. 3000 of these elephants were heavily involved in the logging industry. Things have now changed in Myanmar and using elephant for logging has now been stopped mostly because the timber industry has mostly been shut down.
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