Big game poachers

Across Africa the illegal slaughter of elephants is accelerating at such a pace—recent estimates put the number killed at 100,000 in just three years—that it threatens to exterminate whole populations.

The Economist

Last updated on 17 November 2014

Type: 
Media Watch
Country: 
United Republic of Tanzania
Region: 
Africa
Threats: 
Unsustainable hunting and trapping
Species: 
Loxodonta africana