Attacks on the last elephants and rhinos threaten entire ecosystems

Megafauna like elephants and rhinos are ecological engineers, creating conditions that hundreds of other species have evolved to exploit. Losing their last remaining populations will radically alter life on Earth

The Guardian

Last updated on 22 May 2015

Type: 
Media Watch
Threats: 
Unsustainable hunting and trapping
Species: 
Loxodonta africana
Species group: 
Terrestrial mammals