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Poachers Kill Three Elephants An Hour. Here's How to Stop Them


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- 1860 days ago - telegraph.co.uk
Hi-tech drones guided by cutting-edge number-crunching are helping to preserve some of the planet's most endangered species



   

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Ondine J (134)
Sunday February 16, 2014, 5:50 pm
Very interesting article and good news using drones for preserving wildlife instead of killing. Thanks Cal
 

Hahn H (167)
Sunday February 16, 2014, 10:47 pm
Thanks
 

Past Member (0)
Sunday February 16, 2014, 10:54 pm
Bring on the Drones then...thx Cal
 

David C (25)
Monday February 17, 2014, 12:19 am
really?
i'm somewhat surprised ... that there is/was that many elephants left
 

Past Member (0)
Monday February 17, 2014, 12:53 am
TY 4 this one, Cal~
 

Past Member (0)
Monday February 17, 2014, 1:19 am
I notice on the photograph of the elephant that it has had it's tusks removed I presume in order to save it's life from poachers.This says it all about the human race.I think that the use of drones is a new idea and needs to be fully explored.
 

Ben O (135)
Monday February 17, 2014, 3:51 am
Whatever it takes!
 

Ben O (135)
Monday February 17, 2014, 3:54 am
However; -HOW much longer do we have to wait for The United Nations Wildlife Protection Force...???
http://archive.unu.edu/wems/
 

Marija M (25)
Monday February 17, 2014, 4:25 am
unbeliavable..tks Cal
 

Alison Murphy (1)
Monday February 17, 2014, 7:17 am
Thank you for sharing, I agree what ever it takes to stop the slaughter should be implemented and the sooner the better!!
 

Chantale F (22)
Monday February 17, 2014, 7:27 am
Extremely interesting, thank you.
 

Past Member (0)
Monday February 17, 2014, 7:30 am
Do you realize how big "Africa" is?
 

Rhonda B (99)
Monday February 17, 2014, 7:34 am
thank you.
 

. (0)
Monday February 17, 2014, 8:09 am
𝖓𝖔𝖙𝖊𝖉. 𝖙𝖍𝖆𝖓𝖐𝖘 𝖈𝖆𝖑!
 

Gabriele Jefferson (147)
Monday February 17, 2014, 8:11 am
thx. noted,shared on fb & twitter
 

Lucas Kolasa (9)
Monday February 17, 2014, 8:36 am
thanks for info
 

Past Member (0)
Monday February 17, 2014, 8:42 am
Noted.Thank you Cal.
 

Shelli S (374)
Monday February 17, 2014, 9:00 am
Public executions of poachers, is fine with me. Stop twiddling the thumbs, hunker down & stop these maggots. The cost, means nothing against the extinction of elephants, because people can't keep their mitts 2 themselves..Anyone caught in the ivory trade, should be punishable by death. Bring on the drones, do something.
 

Shelli S (374)
Monday February 17, 2014, 9:05 am
3 elephants being killed every hour, is insane. The value of a elephants is much higher than a poacher..Poachers contribute nothing, but illegal activity & death of elephants.
 

Mike H (252)
Monday February 17, 2014, 9:20 am
They should equip the drones with missiles and machine guns and kill the poachers
 

tracey p (81)
Monday February 17, 2014, 9:48 am
We have to pull out all the stops and finally get the whole world to understand that our wildlife has to be protected .
 

Ruth C (87)
Monday February 17, 2014, 12:14 pm
If people would stop asking for animal parts then the killings would stop in a flash!
 

Leslene Dunn (84)
Monday February 17, 2014, 10:59 pm
Noted and signed - I am so beyond words for the human race.
 

SylvieBusy A (190)
Tuesday February 18, 2014, 3:00 am
Notée. Merci.
 
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