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Why the African Elephant Could Be Extinct By 2020


Animals  (tags: amboseli national park, poisoning, poaching, ivory trade, elephants disappearing, tragedy )

Simone
- 3095 days ago - environmentalgraffiti.com
Amboseli National Park is one of Kenya's most popular conservation regions. Nestling just north of the majestic Mount Kilimanjaro, the area is home to some of the planet's most well known and iconic wildlife. While baboons, big cats, black rhino,



   

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Carol Anne Knapp (123)
Wednesday November 3, 2010, 2:33 am
I fear I will perish too...should this come to pass.
 

Agnes W (141)
Wednesday November 3, 2010, 3:44 am
"35,000-38,000 elephants are killed each year that equates to over 104 animals a day or 10% of the entire population. If these disheartened figures remain constant, elephants in Africa could become extinct as soon as 2020. "
 

gail dair (0)
Wednesday November 3, 2010, 4:54 am
noted ty
 

Carol H (229)
Wednesday November 3, 2010, 5:24 am
noted. thanks Simone
 

Ruth McD (839)
Wednesday November 3, 2010, 8:18 am
We are speaking out for the animals, but not being heard by everyone, or they hear and don't act to protect the animals. Thanks.
 

Michela M (3964)
Wednesday November 3, 2010, 8:29 am
HUNT THE HUNTERS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
POACH THE POACHERS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Noted!! Thanks, Ciao!! Michela
 

Sunny k (47)
Wednesday November 3, 2010, 9:23 am
I knew there isn't much elephants in this earth~ So many people have killed them and abused them!! People just don't dam care about elephants!~~ ISN'T IT JUST SO SAD FOR ELEPHANTS??? SUCH INNOCENT PURE ANIMALS! GOD!! HELP THEM!!
 

Sue McGuey (106)
Wednesday November 3, 2010, 12:15 pm
Noted! Sad, to think it has come to this, 10 yrs. from now!!!!!!
 

Cindy C (125)
Wednesday November 3, 2010, 1:31 pm
why does this not surprise me??????
 

linda b (186)
Wednesday November 3, 2010, 7:46 pm
I pray this never hapens. Thank you Simone
 

Past Member (0)
Friday November 5, 2010, 12:17 pm
noted and we need to save the elephants.
 

Andrew Butt (84)
Sunday November 7, 2010, 2:58 am
Sadly noted.
 

Roberto Vivas (48)
Wednesday November 10, 2010, 5:26 pm
noted!! poaching and hunting should be banned once and for alll...Save the Elephants!...
 
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