Poachers killed a family of 12 elephants in Kenya

  • By ELI
  • January 8, 2013


Poachers killed a family of 12 elephants in the biggest single mass shooting of the animals on record in Kenya.
A gang of about 10 attackers hacked off the elephants’ tusks in Tsavo East National Park on Saturday, officials said – the latest sign of a resurgence of mostly Asian demand for ivory jewelry and ornaments.

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Elephant Action League (EAL) - baby elephant in Tsavo, Kenya (Barcroft Media)

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