Scientists: we are 'condemning' forest elephants by ignoring evidence

As the ivory trade threatens to obliterate forest elephants, conservationists and governments fail to recognise them as a distinct species despite rising genetic and physical evidence.

The Guardian

Last updated on 23 July 2015

Type: 
Media Watch
Region: 
Africa
Antarctica
Threats: 
Unsustainable hunting and trapping
Species: 
Loxodonta cyclotis
Species group: 
Terrestrial mammals