Elephant: 35 000 Killed in a Year


The link below is to an article reporting on the death toll for elephants in just one year – 35 000 individuals.

For more, visit:
http://worldnews.msnbc.msn.com/_news/2012/04/30/11467687-slaughtered-for-their-ivory-up-to-35000-elephants-slain-in-one-year-charity-says

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Rhino: Extinction Possible by 2025


The link below is to an article reporting on the possible extinction of all Rhino species by 2025 as a direct consequence of poaching and the ivory trade.

For more, visit:
http://www.independent.co.uk/environment/nature/slaughter-of-rhinos-at-record-high-7687511.html

Australia: Koalas Now Recognized as a Threatened Species


Koalas in eastern Australia have now been listed as a threatened species. However, the Koala population is growing rapidly in both Victoria and South Australia.

For more, visit:
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-17893014