Petition Update

Another Painful Headline Coming from Zimbabwe

sharon arnold
penngrove, CA

Oct 2, 2013 — Again more poaching has occurred of these magnificent, mystical beings for their ivory. Sadly, the death toll is very high with the poachers using cyanide poison, contaminating a well and watering hole.There is a moral imperative to save these and other threatened species, and there are also serious consequences for our biosphere.

Zimbabwe: Poachers poison 91 elephants
Zimbabwe: Poachers poison 91 elephants
HWANGE, Zimbabwe (AP) â The stench of rotting elephant carcasses hangs in the air in western Zimbabwe, where wildlife officials say at least 91 elephants were poisoned with cyanide by poachers who hack off the tusks for the lucrative illegal ivory market.