Who is the 'Ivory Queen'?

A 66-year-old bespectacled Chinese woman may not be most people's idea of an ivory smuggling kingpin, but that's exactly what Tanzanian investigators say Yang Fenglan is.

BBC

Last updated on 10 May 2016

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