'They're like the mafia': the super gangs behind Africa's poaching crisis

Pressure is mounting against multi-faceted smugglers but the legal case, though strong, is enormously complex

The Guardian

Last updated on 21 August 2017

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