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Indian forest officials attempt to sedate an elephant stuck in the... News PhotoAnimal,Assam,Effort,Elephant,Forest,Hill,Horizontal,Human Interest,India,Mud,RemovingPhotographer Collection: AFP 2012 AFP Indian forest officials attempt to sedate an elephant stuck in the mud after poachers removed the tucks at the foothills of Pancharatna Phar in Goalpara, Assam on December 8, 2012. While India is home to the greatest concentration of elephants in Asia, populations are fast diminishing and the Asian elephant is faced with extinction. AFP PHOTO/ STR (Photo credit should read STRDEL/AFP/Getty Images)