29 Feb '12, 6pm

Elephant death-toll rises to almost 500 in one park in Cameroon (warning: graphic photo)

Elephant massacre in Cameroon (warning: graphic photo) (02/17/2012) More than 200 elephants have been slaughtered for their tusks in less than a month in Cameroon, reports the International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW). The group blames Sudanese poachers for cross-border raids from Chad into Bouba Ndjida National Park in northern Cameroon. Elephant poachers kill unarmed wildlife ranger in Kenya (01/16/2012) Abdullahi Mohammed, an wildlife ranger, was killed in the line of duty in Kenya this weekend by elephant poachers. A ranger with the conservation organization Wildlife Works, Mohammed was shot by poachers in Wildlife Works Kasigau Corridor project, a REDD program (Reduced Emissions From Deforestation and Degradation). Forest elephant populations cut in half in protected area (11/14/2011) Warfare and poaching have decimated forest elephant populations across their rang...

Full article: http://news.mongabay.com/2012/0229-hance_elephant_cameroo...

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