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A rare "white elephant", a traditional symbol of good fortune and power in south-east Asia, has been captured in Burma, state media reports.
Reports say the 2m (6.5ft) female elephant was tracked down in Maungdaw in the west of the country.
White elephants are only nominally white - they often look reddish-brown in the sun, and light pink when wet.
Analysts say the animal is likely to be brought to the capital, Naypyidaw, for the military ruler, General Than Shwe.
With elections due this year under terms the country's opposition considers unacceptable, Burma's military rulers have been hunting for their good omen for some time now, says the BBC's Viv Marsh.
When locals sighted a white elephant earlier this year in the jungle in Rakhine state, a unit of the Ministry of Forestry was sent to scour the area and find it, the New Light of Myanmar reported.