30 Apr '16, 12am

Kenya to Burn Biggest Ever Stockpile of Illegal Ivory

Kenya to Burn Biggest Ever Stockpile of Illegal Ivory

They say it’s a waste, but the only true waste is the loss of lives. Every single one of those tusks came from the tragic, violent and needless death of a living, breathing, feeling elephant. It’s horrifying to consider each of the unique individuals those tusks represent. Each pair was taken to fuel a sickeningly bloody trade for nothing more than trinkets and junk no one needs.

Full article: https://ecowatch.com/2016/04/29/kenya-burn-ivory-stockpile/

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