By Fazar Muhardi, Amie Fenia Arimbi
Pekanbaru, Riau (ANTARA News) - The bones of seven elephants were recently found in an industrial forest in Pelalawan district, Riau province, spokesman to WWF Riau branch Syamsidar said here on Sunday.
"The seven bones were not found at the same time and location. We found the bones of two elephants last week, and the bones of four more elephants the day after. Last Friday (Feb 21 ), we found another one," Syamsidar said.
Meanwhile, spokesman to Pelalawan district police Adjunct Commissioner Lumban G Toruan said he had deployed police personnel to investigate the finding of elephant bones in the industrial forest.
The elephant bones are temporarily kept by Riau provinces Natural Resource Conservation Agency (BKSDA) for further investigation to see the cause of the seven elephants death.