African elephants 'killed faster than they are being born'

Data released on UN world wildlife day shows overall population is still falling despite a recent reduction in levels of poaching for ivory

The Guardian

Last updated on 03 March 2016

Type: 
Media Watch
Region: 
Africa
Threats: 
Illegal trade
Species: 
Loxodonta africana
Loxodonta cyclotis
Species group: 
Terrestrial mammals