Elephant poaching is losing Africa millions of tourist dollars

Around 20,000 elephants are killed in Africa every year for their tusks. This is not only bad news for the animals and their fans. It is also costing the tourism sector millions of dollars, says conservation group WWF.

Deutsche Welle 

Last updated on 08 March 2017

Type: 
Media Watch
Region: 
Africa
Threats: 
Unsustainable hunting and trapping
Illegal trade
Species: 
Loxodonta africana
Species group: 
Terrestrial mammals