Elephant poaching in Africa remains 'alarmingly high,' report shows


Elephant poaching in Africa remains 'alarmingly high,' report shows
 

A new report says African elephant populations are still dwindling, specifically in Central and West Africa. Video provided by Newsy
Illegal killing of elephants by ivory poachers remains "alarmingly high," threatening the population of the massive animals, according to a report released Thursday on United Nation's World Wildlife Day.
More elephants are still killed each year than are born because of poaching in Central and West Africa, according to the analysis on elephant killings. About 60% of elephant deaths are from poachers.
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3 March 2016 in World News, Views: 22
Source: Usa Today
 


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