Authorities in Zimbabwe say at least 80 elephants have died in the country over the past two months. Hundreds more have died in neighbouring Botswana and Zambia.
Conservation expert, Michael Keigwin says if the current poaching trend continues the elephant population will be wiped out in the next decade…
Six wild elephants have died after falling into a waterfall at the Khao Yai National Park in Thailand.
The National Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals ( NSPCA) says it will be seeking legal advice to reverse the Johannesburg Zoo’s decision to bring in two elephants from the Eastern Cape into the facility.