Myanmars Elephants by Ko Myo

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Mahouts together with forestry rangers and police, attempt to capture the 8-month-old female calf Ayarthu who became an orphan after her mother was killed for her skin by poachers in the Nga Pu Taw. <br />
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Following the death of her mother the terrified baby elephant  was separated from her herd and bgan to encroach on farmland. The villagers in the area reported  her presence to the forestry department who captured and sent her to the camp for orphaned wild elephants at Wingabaw in the Bago region.