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At Least 100 African Elephants Killed By Cyanide Poisoning


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Giana
- 2059 days ago - news.discovery.com
Poachers have devised a sinister and cowardly way of killing African elephants: They are poisoning them with cyanide.



   

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Frances Darcy (92)
Tuesday October 1, 2013, 2:27 am
noted
 

Danuta W (1251)
Tuesday October 1, 2013, 3:07 am
noted
 

Past Member (0)
Tuesday October 1, 2013, 9:20 am
Disgusting cowards.
 

MmAway M (519)
Tuesday October 1, 2013, 1:43 pm
Noted with falling tears! POS people! Gotta get some tissues!
 

Jill Vickerman (416)
Wednesday October 2, 2013, 12:00 pm
If this carry's on it will be the beginning of the end.
 

Marianna Molnar (9)
Wednesday October 2, 2013, 12:32 pm
NO WORDS ONLY THAT JUSTICE IS ON ITS WAY....PLENTY OF IT...PRAISE THE LORD!!
 

Past Member (0)
Wednesday October 2, 2013, 12:42 pm
I am very grateful that I do not cone in contact with these bastards. I think i will beat them to death.
 

Michelle Torello (20)
Wednesday October 2, 2013, 12:46 pm
That's so sad :( Just when you think humans couldn't get anymore pathetic than they already are...
 

Lynne Buckley (0)
Wednesday October 2, 2013, 12:52 pm
Tragic. The poachers and anyone who is involved in selling and buying the ivory should be jailed.
 

Past Member (0)
Wednesday October 2, 2013, 12:52 pm
15 years of labor is good, but hanging would send an even better message to the other poachers.
 

Terry V (22)
Wednesday October 2, 2013, 12:55 pm
makes me mad and sick that these people can be this way
 

Many Feathers (123)
Wednesday October 2, 2013, 1:18 pm
sickening
 

DAVID LAIRD (0)
Wednesday October 2, 2013, 1:20 pm
SICK
 

Gabriela Baldaia (104)
Wednesday October 2, 2013, 1:28 pm
Tragedy ...
When will the killing of elephants end ??
Sadly noted, Giana ...........................
 

Petra M (259)
Wednesday October 2, 2013, 1:38 pm
noted...
 

Barbara V (51)
Wednesday October 2, 2013, 1:41 pm
Will anyone EVER get off their damn asses and DO something about this???? How much farther does it have to go before somebody takes over and defends wildlife? Absolutely sick and way past disgusting. Scum!
 

Past Member (0)
Wednesday October 2, 2013, 2:32 pm
Out of words with this.

only: let the Hidious Greedy F*cking poachers simply rot.....
 

Colleen L (3)
Wednesday October 2, 2013, 3:00 pm
Such tragedy. Hope that the poachers get what they deserve...
Thanks Giana
 

Ann Breeden (65)
Wednesday October 2, 2013, 4:00 pm
This is so low there's no words to describe it. I grieve for these beautiful creatures.
 

Kathleen R (138)
Wednesday October 2, 2013, 4:00 pm
Noted & read. The cruelty & greed of man continues. Will it never end ?
 

Mari L (192)
Wednesday October 2, 2013, 5:03 pm
N, S, TY
Until we all view the care and respect of animals as an international duty, things like this will only continue. We need an international education day and a unifying action to show our shared commitment.
 

Manuela Gewert (88)
Wednesday October 2, 2013, 11:36 pm
gelesen und Kommentar auf Facebook gegeben! Habe das auch gestern schon in den Nachrichten im Fernsehn gesehen :(
 

Inge B (202)
Thursday October 3, 2013, 1:36 am
What can we do about all this killing?

Love
 

Jan Garen (86)
Thursday October 3, 2013, 2:31 am
The kind of person that still wants ivory today with all that it entails will never be educable. The only solution is a permanent one. We have to eradicate them in the same way as we eradicate diseases. The elephants do not have time left for gentle persuasion. Neither do the rhino or any other creatures facing extinction.
 

. (0)
Thursday October 3, 2013, 3:21 am
Il faut vite mettre en place des programmes d'Úducation et une position ferme de tous les gouvernements afin qu'on voit enfin la fin de ces massacres. Aussi longtemps que les gens n'auront pas ces deux incitatifs, la chasse Ó l'argent va continuer et les massacres aussi.
 

Madeleine watt (243)
Thursday October 3, 2013, 6:17 am
Okay, I will be politically incorrect, but maybe it's time. Kill an animal for its body parts? We will hunt you down and use the Biblical "law" of " an eye for an eye" to chain you up, feed you cyanide and cut off your penis. This sounds fair to me? Sorry, but that's a body part too. We'll leave your body to rot on the side of the road.
 

Ruth C (87)
Thursday October 3, 2013, 7:48 am
The low-life's are going to pay for the crime they are doing against God's creation!
 

Klaus Peters (14)
Thursday October 3, 2013, 9:46 am
A sinister controlled world by China for profit. I thought the US were bad, but China will destroy any thing for profit and the $. The sinister companies of the west have given all of our jobs to China, sure the little people there get peanuts for their affords, but we pay for all the shit we are forced to buy and dispose of in the garbage bin. MADE IN CHINA.
 

Klaus Peters (14)
Thursday October 3, 2013, 10:20 am
As for China, there is no solution to stop the murder of elephants (and others) in Africa to fill the pockets of the Chinese vultures. The day will come when nature WILL take is't course and Chinese will be the prey of bigger natural phenomenons, the sooner the better.
No empire will last forever, China is no exception!
 

Dianne D (490)
Thursday October 3, 2013, 3:51 pm
This breaks my heart. I pray that who ever did this or is involved in anyway is strongly punished or even killed by their peers or by God. We don't knee these kind of people in the is earth.
 

Klaus Peters (14)
Saturday October 5, 2013, 8:59 am
Obviously Africans are the scum of our planet, sorry to say this. On the other hand, China is making them do this, they are the real SCUM of our planet. China has no religion or beliefs. As one Chinese some years ago told me: I believe only in the $, nothing else matters, that is my religion!.
Our once beautiful planet is being ruined by greed and ignorance!
May GOD forgive us for our stupidity1
 

edward jagusiak (25)
Sunday October 6, 2013, 10:12 pm
Noted with disgust.
 

Sergio Padilla (65)
Wednesday October 9, 2013, 3:37 pm
I heard about this last week. What is wrong with whese people? I don┤t know what to say....
 

Linda P (0)
Wednesday October 16, 2013, 8:50 pm
I agree with Lynn that hanging would be a much better choice for these POS that could do this to these magnificent creatures. These poachers are the scum of the earth and have no respect for life. I assume after the 15 years these useless people will be out and will be poaching again. Hanging would send a strong message to the other poachers.
 
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