22 000 Elephants Slaughtered in Africa in 2012


The link below is to an article reporting on the slaughter of 22 000 elephants in Africa during 2012.

For more visit:
http://news.mongabay.com/2013/1202-hance-elephant-poaching-2012.html

Elephants: Poaching Kills An Elephant Every 15 Minutes


The link below is to an article reporting on the poaching of elephants, including the statistic that an elephant is killed every 15 minutes by a poacher.

For more visit:
http://www.treehugger.com/endangered-species/every-15-minutes-elephant-killed-by-poachers.html

Namibia: Etosha National Park – Elephant Behaviour


The link below is to an article on elephant behaviour in the Etosha National Park, Namibia.

For more visit:
http://www.smithsonianmag.com/science-nature/The-Meanest-Girls-at-the-Watering-Hole-192133781.html

Republic of Congo: Elephant Poacher Arrested


The link below is to an article reporting on the arrest of an elephant poacher in the Republic of Congo.

For more visit:
http://news.mongabay.com/2013/0801-hance-poaching-arrest-pepito.html

Gabon: Minkebe National Park – Elephant Slaughter


The link below is to an article reporting on the elephant slaughter in Gabon’s Minkebe National Park over the last ten years.

For more visit:
http://www.treehugger.com/endangered-species/11000-number-gabon-elephants-killed-less-10-years.html

Gabon: Minkebe National Park – Elephant Poaching


The link below is to an article that reports on the slaughter of 11 000 elephants in Gabon’s Minkebe National Park to feed the illegal ivory trade.

For more visit:
http://news.mongabay.com/2013/0206-hance-elephants-minkebe.html

African Forest Elephant


The link below is to an article reporting on efforts to save the African Forest Elephant.

For more visit:
http://edition.cnn.com/2013/04/19/world/africa/forest-elephants-africa