The elephant, which died of gunshot wounds, was discovered in Pegu Division last Friday, two weeks after another elephant was found killed by poachers in Arakan State.
The four bears, including an adult and three cubs, were confiscated from a man in Lashio who faces charges under Burma’s wildlife protection law.
A rare species of deer that has been endangered for decades could soon vanish completely from a wildlife conservation area in northern Burma’s Sagaing Division.
The World Wildlife Fund says it welcomes the Burmese government’s plan to shut down one of the world’s most notorious markets for endangered species.
Demand from China has made Burma a major conduit for endangered species from around the world, according to conservationists.
The winner of the 2015 Behler Turtle Conservation Award has been announced, with this year’s title rewarding Dr Kalyar Platt for her work in Burma.