Leading elephant conservationist shot dead in Tanzania

Wayne Lotter had received numerous death threats while battling international ivory-trafficking networks

The Guardian

Last updated on 11 October 2017

Type: 
Media Watch
Country: 
United Republic of Tanzania
Region: 
Africa
Threats: 
Agriculture and hunting
Illegal trade
Military and unrest-related exercises
Species: 
Loxodonta africana
Species group: 
Terrestrial mammals