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ELEPHANT KILLER – KING JUAN CARLOS OF SPAIN

  Spain’s King Juan Carlos poses in front of a dead elephant on a hunting trip in Botswana, Africa. While ordinary Spaniards cope with harsh austerity, recession and soaring unemployment, the country’s royal family has been enjoying expensive hunting trips, … Continue reading

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SANPARKS DEFENDS – KILLING THE ELEPHANT – “WHATEVER”!

The decision to euthanize an elephant that attacked tourists in the Kruger National Park last year was taken after proper consideration, SA National Parks (SANParks) said on Thursday. (January 16, 2014) MY COMMENTS: Whatever! There are a few organizations that … Continue reading

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WHY DID THE ELEPHANT HAVE TO DIE!

Tourist Sarah Brooks who was attacked by an elephant in the Kruger National Park was recovering in hospital. MY COMMENTS: NO SHE WAS NOT ATTACKED, THE ELEPHANT WAS STALKED & THE CAR BECAME A THREAT  JUST IMAGINE YOU WERE WALKING … Continue reading

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SPOTLIGHT ON UGANDA : NEW IVORY SEIZURE IN MOMBASA

The seizure last weekend at the port of Mombasa of a container with nearly 2 tons of ivory concealed among the cargo of seeds, put fresh spotlight on Uganda. Only a few weeks ago were two containers seized at a … Continue reading

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THE PRESIDENT OF TANZANIA NEEDS TO CRACK DOWN ON ELEPHANT POACHING…

Jakaya Kikwete Tanzania, President Environmentalists are calling on President Kikwete to pledge to crack down on the elephant poaching epidemic and rampant illegal ivory trade in Tanzania while he’s in the United States for private conservation… meetings. His visit comes … Continue reading

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SOUTH AFRICAN MAN BEHIND THE KILLING OF 64 ELEPANTS WITH CYANIDE…

Zimbabwean police are bringing their investigations into the deaths of at least 64 elephants by cyanide poisoning in the Hwange National Park to an end. They have revealed that a South African businessman is behind the killings and that he has … Continue reading

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POACHERS LACE ELEPHANT CARCASS WITH POISON TO KILL VULTURES

Elephant poachers poison hundreds of vultures to evade authorities The ongoing slaughter of Africa’s elephants is at record levels.  The situation has gotten out of hand in many countries, especially those lacking the resources to fight the increase in demand … Continue reading

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REMEMBER THE ELEPHANTS IN AFRICA…

On World Elephant Day we are reminded that poaching is a growing concern across much of Africa. Though attempts at working together to end poaching are being made, DON PINNOCK argues that stockpile sales of old ivory do nothing to … Continue reading

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GREAT JOB DONE BY CUSTOMS OFFICIALS IN HONG KONG….

Hong Kong customs officials just confiscated a Nigerian shipment of 1,120 elephant tusks—part of a haul of rhino horns and leopard pelts that totaled around $5.3 million in value. In July, HK customs seized 1,148 tusks worth $2.3 million in … Continue reading

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IVORY TUSKS DISGUISED AS CHOCOLATES

SOUTH AFRICANS INVOLVED, HOPE THEY SIT FOR YEARS. The Macau Customs  Service seized 583 elephant tusks, weighing 34 kilograms, with a market  value of MOP580,000. Two South African tourists were intercepted  yesterday after travelling to Macau from Hong Kong Airport. … Continue reading

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