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South Sudan's Elephants Could Be Wiped Out in 5 Years


Animals  (tags: wildlife trade, elephants, ivory trade, protection, animalwelfare, animals, death, wildlife, wildanimals )

Cal
- 741 days ago - reuters.com
The once-thriving elephant population of South Sudan could be wiped out in five years if rampant poaching is not brought under control, a wildlife protection group said



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Nicole W. (643)
Wednesday December 5, 2012, 2:51 pm
sadly noted~
 

naomi cohen (36)
Wednesday December 5, 2012, 9:10 pm
i pray that they crack down on the scum and do something to protect these wondrous animals.
 

rene davis (74)
Thursday December 6, 2012, 1:52 am
The great elephant killed for junk jewellery, potions & lotions. If there is an after life may all those involved in the murder & illegal trade of these beautiful, intelligent & majestic creatures, rot in hell for all eternity.
 

Alexandra Rodda (177)
Thursday December 6, 2012, 2:42 am
What beautiful animals these are with their red skins and banded trunks. I guess it's survival for the poachers - they get money for the elephants.
 

Lenicka R. (65)
Thursday December 6, 2012, 3:11 am
Noted.
Very sad.
 

Christeen Anderson (549)
Thursday December 6, 2012, 4:58 am
I have a tear in my eye just thinking about this.
 

Bee S. (206)
Thursday December 6, 2012, 6:31 am
:-((((((((
 

Daniel Partlow (189)
Thursday December 6, 2012, 7:16 am
If only people would stop buying ivory and rhino horn, the poachers woould be out of business. But will people learn before they are all gone. Sadly , I doubt it!
 

Petra M. (255)
Thursday December 6, 2012, 10:50 am
sadly noted...
 

Sandi C. (238)
Thursday December 6, 2012, 10:56 am
noted.
 

Melania Padilla (184)
Thursday December 6, 2012, 12:27 pm
What a disgrace, every animal on this planet is facing some kind of threat!!
 

Darla Taylor (111)
Thursday December 6, 2012, 1:13 pm
Noted. How very sad. It seems that man won't be happy til every animal is extinct or very near so. Thanks so much, Cal.
 

Barbara Erdman (63)
Thursday December 6, 2012, 1:16 pm
Sadly Noted Cal :) Thnx
 

. (7)
Thursday December 6, 2012, 8:29 pm
Sadley noted. Thanks.
 

Elaine Al Meqdad (228)
Thursday December 6, 2012, 8:55 pm
Noted!
 

Nimue Pendragon (275)
Thursday December 6, 2012, 10:22 pm
Tragic.
 

Danuta Watola (1214)
Friday December 7, 2012, 4:08 am
Noted.
 

Past Member (0)
Friday December 7, 2012, 4:16 am
Sadly noted.
 
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