Two wildlife rangers killed by poachers in Democratic Republic of the Congo

Joël Meriko Ari and Gerome Bolimola Afokao discovered a group of men with a freshly slaughtered elephant carcass. The rangers leave behind 11 children

The Guardian

Last updated on 25 April 2017

Type: 
Media Watch
Country: 
Democratic Republic of the Congo (Kinshasa)
Region: 
Africa
Threats: 
Illegal trade
Military and unrest-related exercises
Species: 
Loxodonta africana
Loxodonta cyclotis
Species group: 
Terrestrial mammals