25 Sep '14, 12pm

#Luiis_3x ] Poachers in Mozambique are Killing Elephants on an Industrial Scale: The elephan... [ #Luispokel

#Luiis_3x ] Poachers in Mozambique are Killing Elephants on an Industrial Scale: The elephan... [ #Luispokel

There are fears that Mozambique’s elephant herds could be extinct within a decade. Poachers have been using automatic weapons and high-calibre hunting rifles to kill the animals. In the northern Tete province, they have been poisoning drinking water sources , killing other animals in addition to elephants, while placing spikes concealed in the bush to wound animals in the coastal Querimbas reserve, causing them slow and agonizing deaths from gangrene. Between 480 and 900 elephants died in the Querimbas between 2011 and 2013, according to a recent aerial study commissioned by the World Wildlife Fund. Ivory from Mozambique has been traced to markets in Hong Kong and Taiwan, but trinkets and carvings are also sold at craft markets in Maputo.

Full article: http://inhabitat.com/poachers-in-mozambique-are-killing-e...

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