The skin cure fad threatening Myanmar’s elephants

At Myanmar's "Golden Rock" slices of skin from the country's fast disappearing wild elephants are sold as a cure for skin diseases"Elephant's skin can cure skin diseases like eczema," one shop owner, who requested anonymity, told AFP next to a counter brimming with porcupine quills and snake skins. Another young man touting his wares nearby promised a paste made from ground up elephant teeth would "cure pimples and remove black spots".


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January 21, 2017 4:51 pm

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