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.
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.
Reports finds bear products illegally on sale in more than half of all outlets surveyed in Burma, despite a strict domestic ban on the trade