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Aug 19, 2014 11:00 AM ET // Laura Geggel, LiveScience
The insatiable demand for ivory is causing a dramatic decline in the number of African elephants.
Aug 13, 2014 09:30 AM ET // AFP
Famed Kruger National Park announced an action plan to curb escalating illegal hunts for rhino horn.
Jun 16, 2014 11:00 AM ET // Richard Farrell
Popular resident of Tsavo National Park in Kenya had tusks so big they were recognizable even from the air.
Apr 22, 2014 11:25 AM ET // Tim Wall
Poaching doesn't attract the same public outcry as wild predators do, according to conservation officials. Continue reading →
Jan 28, 2014 02:45 PM ET // AFP
Undercover video footage shows workers cutting up the large dotted back fins of whale sharks.
Jan 21, 2014 01:58 PM ET // Tim Wall
Less-glamorous animals than elephants, gorillas and rhinos are poached for various reasons. Here's just a selection.
Jan 6, 2014 09:45 AM ET // AFP
The first ever public destruction of ivory in China aims to shed the country's image as a global hub for the illegal trade in African elephant tusks.
Nov 20, 2013 03:19 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Scientists hoping to record elephant vocalizations instead captured the precise moment when an elephant was shot and killed by ivory poachers in Central Africa. Continue reading →
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