August 19, 2014
100K Elephants Killed by Poachers in 3 Years
Brad Scriber, National Geographic
The Associated Press
Ivory-seeking poachers have killed 100,000 African elephants in just three years, according to a new study that provides the first reliable continent-wide estimates of illegal kills. During 2011 alone, roughly one of every twelve African elephants was killed by a poacher.
TAGGED: Elephants, Poaching