Mali's desert elephants face extinction within three years

Conservationists urge government to tackle ivory trafficking as 16 elephants killed in this year, with over 80 killed in 2015

The Guardian

Last updated on 29 January 2016

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