Wednesday, 19 December 2012

2012 'worst year ever' for illegal ivory trade in Africa

Elephant conservationists have announced that a total of 34 tons of ivory has been seized in 2012.
It is the highest total of ivory confiscated in a single year since records began, making it the worst year in the fight against elephant poaching.
According to wildlife experts, the number of elephants killed per day stands at between four and five.

34 tons of elephant ivory has been seized in 2012

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