forest elephants

In just over a decade, 65 percent of the population was lost.
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has taken the unprecedented step of pulverizing nearly six tons of elephant ivory stored at the National Wildlife Property Repository in Colorado.
The wave of poaching devastating central Africa's forest elephant population may see some relief with a new agreement forged by the governments of Gabon and the Central African Republic (CAR) to improve management of CAR's wildlife resources.
One of the most important remaining populations of African forest elephants lives in and around Dzanga Bai. The Wildlife Conservation Society stands with our conservation partner WWF, calling for immediate action to stop the killing of these elephants.
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