Ivory Wars: Out of Africa

Ivory has been a source of fascination for 30,000 years. It’s portable and can be carved into any shape. But ivory, in all its beauty, hides a dark and bloody truth. 2011 was the worst year for large ivory seizers in two decades. But now, sophisticated intelligence and technology is being shared between countries in an attempt to expose these criminals.

Elephants are the largest animals on earth. They are intelligent, have renowned memory and close family ties. They are the architects of their world, altering the habitat around them on a giant scale. Scientists continue to make surprising new discoveries about this large and well-known animal. Doctor Cynthia Moss has studied elephants in Amboseli, Kenya for nearly 40 years

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  • Michel Polnicky

    I can’t believe I’m the first to comment on these tragic events for crying out loud we are in 2015, do people still think we are talking about the heritage of the generations to come will they be able to see wild elephant’s this as to stop and I mean now, the population of Africa don’t benefit off this ”legal” trade so put a stop to it…what is it with the chinese and ivory ?
    Leave the elephants alone to prosper and Free Tibet !