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The War on Elephants
Offbeat  (tags: Elephants, War, Poachers, Ivory, Africa, China, Asia )

Ray
- 25 days ago - bbc.co.uk
How the very existence of AfricaâEUR(TM)s elephants is threatened by poachers, traffickers and AsiaâEUR(TM)s appetite for ivory
The Snipers Trained to Protect Rhinos
Offbeat  (tags: Protection, Animals, Poachers )

Ray
- 106 days ago - bbc.co.uk
In Kenya's Borana nature reserve, drastic new measures are being taken to protect vulnerable rhinos from poachers who kill the animals for their horns, writes Chris Haslam.
British Pilot Shot Dead By Elephant Poachers
Offbeat  (tags: roger gower, pilot, shot, dead, helicopter, poachers, tanzania, british )

Scooby
- 113 days ago - telegraph.co.uk
Helicopter pilot Roger Gower killed by elephant poachers in Tanzania while working for a charity trying to bring them to justice
Mali's Desert Elephants Face Extinction Within Three Years
Offbeat  (tags: mali, elephants, endangered, save, animals, poachers )

Scooby
- 115 days ago - theguardian.com
Conservationists urge government to tackle ivory trafficking as 16 elephants killed in this year, with over 80 killed in 2015
Sick Thugs Kill a REINDEER By Setting a Pack of Dogs on It After Breaking Into a Hampshire Farm
Offbeat  (tags: uk, reindeers, killed, poachers, dogs, attacked, sad news )

Scooby
- 169 days ago - dailymail.co.uk
A group of unidentified poachers attacked a reindeer farm in Swanmore, Hampshire, yesterday with the help of a pack of dogs, killing one reindeer and injuring another in the process.
Meet Diego, the Dog That Hunts Rhino Poachers
Offbeat  (tags: diego, dog, poachers, hunts, elephants, rhinos, ivory )

Scooby
- 215 days ago - motherboard.vice.com
While poachers are finding new, crueler ways to kill endangered species, poacher hunters are finding more creative ways to catch poachers.
Prince William Urges Chinese to Stop Buying Ivory and Rhino Horn
Offbeat  (tags: Duke of Cambridge, prince William, speech, royal, ivory, china, video, poachers, elephants )

Scooby
- 216 days ago - theguardian.com
Duke of Cambridge uses speech hours before Chinese president Xi JinpingâEUR(TM)s UK state visit to campaign against trade in illegal wildlife products.
Poachers Are Using Cyanide to Slaughter Entire Elephant Herds
Offbeat  (tags: cyanide, elephants, ivory, poachers, water )

Scooby
- 220 days ago - motherboard.vice.com
Earlier this week, a herd of elephants stopped by a watering hole, seeking a respite from the weekâEUR(TM)s 85-degree temperatures. As they filled their trunks poured the cool water into their mouths, they couldnâEUR(TM)t have known that that same water would
Four Rangers Killed Trying to Stop Elephant Poachers in Congo Park
Offbeat  (tags: Congo, elephants, rangers, killed, poachers )

Scooby
- 226 days ago - independent.co.uk
Rangers tracked an elephant's transmitter collar to a poachers' camp
Wildlife Tragedy as 14 Elephants Killed With CYANIDE at Cecil the Lion's Former Home
Offbeat  (tags: Elephants, poachers, cyanide, Zimbabwe )

Scooby
- 229 days ago - express.co.uk
A WILDLIFE investigation is underway after 14 elephants were killed with cyanide by suspected poachers, it has been reported.
Full Extent of Elephant Slaughter in Africa at the Hands of Poachers Finally Revealed
Offbeat  (tags: wildlife, elephants, ivory, poachers, conservation, slaughter )

Tracy
- 232 days ago - express.co.uk
Since the beginning of the year, 24000 elephants have been shot, snared or poisoned by poachers for their ivory.
Beloved Cheetah Legolas Is Killed By Poachers in Botswana
Offbeat  (tags: Cheetah, legolas, poachers, killed, Botswana )

Scooby
- 233 days ago - metro.co.uk
A beloved cheetah that had been extensively studied by researchers has been killed in Botswana.
Almost 500 Mozambican Poachers Killed in SA
Offbeat  (tags: Mozambique, poachers, killed, animal welfare )

Scooby
- 242 days ago - thezimbabwean.co
Poaching rhinoceros in South AfricaâEUR(TM)s Kruger National Park is lethal âEUR" and not only for the rhinos.
Sumatran Rhino Becomes EXTINCT in Malaysia After Being Killed Off By Poachers
Offbeat  (tags: Sumatran rhino, endangered, poachers )

Scooby
- 275 days ago - dailymail.co.uk
The rarest species of Sumatran rhinoceros is now extinct in the wild in Malaysia.
Britain Sends Troops to Gabon to Save Forest Elephants From Poaching
Offbeat  (tags: UK, poachers, army, soldiers, elephants )

Scooby
- 275 days ago - telegraph.co.uk
Twelve soldiers will train local rangers in surveillance and intelligence gathering in a bid to halt steep decline in rare elephants hunted for their tusks
 

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