The insatiable demand for ivory is causing a dramatic decline in the number of African elephants.
Famed Kruger National Park announced an action plan to curb escalating illegal hunts for rhino horn.
Popular resident of Tsavo National Park in Kenya had tusks so big they were recognizable even from the air.
Poaching doesn't attract the same public outcry as wild predators do, according to conservation officials. Continue reading →
Undercover video footage shows workers cutting up the large dotted back fins of whale sharks.
Less-glamorous animals than elephants, gorillas and rhinos are poached for various reasons. Here's just a selection.
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.
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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