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Mongabay

Last updated on 12 August 2015

Type: 
Media Watch
Country: 
United States of America
Region: 
North America
Threats: 
Unsustainable hunting and trapping
Illegal trade
Species: 
Loxodonta africana
Loxodonta cyclotis
Species group: 
Terrestrial mammals