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Save the Elephants

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African Elephant

  • There were once 160 species of elephants on the planet. Today, there are only three. Of the remaining species, all three are endangered.
  • At the beginning of the 20th century there were a few million African elephants and about 100,000 Asian elephants. Today elephants are now considered endangered, there are about 450,000-700,000 African elephants and 35,000-40,000 Asian elephants.
  • Researchers have warned there could be no elephants left in the wild in our lifetime. We run the risk of losing them forever if we don’t speak up now
  •  Usually the largest adults, with the biggest tusks are poached – putting the parents of elephant herds in the most danger.
  • Researchers estimate that between 30,000 and 38,000 elephants are poached every year for their ivory

Animal Poaching

  • "Animal poaching" is the illegal hunting, killing, or capturing of wild animals. It usually occurs when an animal has something that is considered valuable for example, tusks or animal fur.
  • Poachers kill elephants to sell their tusks and skin.
  • Many poachers kill the elephant, and only take their tusks for ivory.

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  • Every single signature is important – they all add up to a loud voice calling for change. One person becomes ten, ten people become a hundred and hundreds of people become thousands.  Thousands of people can help protect elephants and fight poaching.


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