2011 Elephant Poaching Deadliest Since Ivory Ban

Eco Friendly Daily

It is unknown exactly how many elephants roamed Africa prior to European colonization bringing big game hunters. Elephant tusks heading to Cambodia from Kenya were seized and were found to be worth $1.3 However, it is estimated that between five and ten million elephants called the continent home. Then high levels of hunting and poaching through the decades brought the elephant population down to only around 600,000 in the 1980s.

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Organization Estimates Upwards Of 35,000 Elephants Killed For Tusks In 2011

Eco Friendly Daily

It is unknown exactly how many elephants roamed Africa prior to European colonization bringing big game hunters. Elephant tusks heading to Cambodia from Kenya were seized and were found to be worth $1.3 However, it is estimated that between five and ten million elephants called the continent home. Then high levels of hunting and poaching through the decades brought the elephant population down to only around 600,000 in the 1980s.

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