Africa’s elephants rapidly declining as poaching thrives

Africa’s elephants rapidly declining as poaching thrives

Ivory carvings and elephant tusks are placed in a pyre just before the first Cameroon ivory burn to highlight the need to halt the Ivory trade in order to save Africa’s elephants. The results of a new survey show a rapid decline in Africa’s savanna elephants as international and domestic ivory trades continue to drive poaching across the continent.
A Zimbabwe National Parks official inspects the stock during a tour of the country’s ivory stockpile at the Zimbabwe National Parks Headquarters in Harare. The results of a new survey show a rapid decline in Africa’s savanna elephants as international and domestic ivory trades continue to drive poaching across the continent.
Scientists with Great Elephant Census fly over Botswana, Africa, during a survey of savanna elephants on the continent. The number of savanna elephants in Africa is rapidly declining and the animals are in danger of being wiped out as international and domestic ivory trades continue to drive poaching across the continent, according to a new study.

Africa’s elephants rapidly declining as poaching thrives

Ivory carvings and elephant tusks are placed in a pyre just before the first Cameroon ivory burn to highlight the need to halt the Ivory trade in order to save Africa’s elephants. The results of a new survey show a rapid decline in Africa’s savanna elephants as international and domestic ivory trades continue to drive poaching across the continent.
A Zimbabwe National Parks official inspects the stock during a tour of the country’s ivory stockpile at the Zimbabwe National Parks Headquarters in Harare. The results of a new survey show a rapid decline in Africa’s savanna elephants as international and domestic ivory trades continue to drive poaching across the continent.
Scientists with Great Elephant Census fly over Botswana, Africa, during a survey of savanna elephants on the continent. The number of savanna elephants in Africa is rapidly declining and the animals are in danger of being wiped out as international and domestic ivory trades continue to drive poaching across the continent, according to a new study.
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