Tanzania turns a blind eye to poaching as elephant populations tumble

As illegal poaching escalates in national parks from Selous to Ruaha, officials attempt to silence the crisis and many fear Serengeti herds will be next

The Guardian

Last updated on 21 August 2015

Type: 
Media Watch
Country: 
United Republic of Tanzania
Region: 
Africa
Threats: 
Unsustainable hunting and trapping
Species: 
Loxodonta africana
Loxodonta cyclotis
Species group: 
Terrestrial mammals