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Asian Elephant Cured In Rehab of Heroin Addiction


Offbeat  (tags: animals, protection, elephant, heroin, treatment, unusual )

Tom
- 3970 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
An Asian elephant that became addicted to heroin will return home after a three-year rehab program. The 4-year-old male Asian elephant became addicted after he was captured by smugglers along the Chinese-Myanmar border in March 2005.



   

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Joycey B (750)
Friday September 5, 2008, 3:58 am
Thanks for this happy update Tom.
 

Louise L (48)
Friday September 5, 2008, 4:30 pm
Beyond cruel to make an animal an addict. Glad the rehab worked! Thanks, Tom.
 

ROBIN M (312)
Saturday September 6, 2008, 6:03 am
people are sick drugging an elephant till he becomes addicted I hope they punished the smugglers appropriatly, and put them in jail for a very long time.
 
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