This orphaned baby elephant was found wandering the forests of Cambodia in 2007, having somehow lost his leg (most likely to a poacher's trap). Since then, conservationists at the Wildlife Alliance have built Chhouk a prosthetic leg each year, giving him a "new lease on life."
The filmmaker, David P. Alexander, documents the Wildlife Alliance's conservation efforts in Cambodia and shares some of his experiences in an interview with The Atlantic.
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