Poachers killed half Mozambique's elephants in five years

Government-backed survey shows elephant numbers declined from 20,000 to 10,300 due to illegal wildlife trade and lack of governance

The Guardian

Last updated on 28 May 2015

Type: 
Media Watch
Country: 
Mozambique
Region: 
Africa
Threats: 
Agriculture and hunting
Species: 
Loxodonta africana
Species group: 
Terrestrial mammals