25 Apr '13, 7pm

Emergency: large number of elephants being poached in the Central African Republic (warning: graphic image)

Emergency: large number of elephants being poached in the Central African Republic (warning: graphic image)

Infamous elephant poacher turns cannibal in the Congo (04/03/2013) Early on a Sunday morning last summer, the villagers of Epulu awoke to the sounds of shots and screaming. In the eastern reaches of the Democratic Republic of the Congo, that can often mean another round of violence and ethnic murder is under way. In this case, however, something even more horrific was afoot. Poachers enlisting impoverished wildlife rangers as accomplices in elephant, rhino killing (04/01/2013) Corruption among wildlife rangers is becoming a serious impediment in the fight against poaching, fuelled by soaring levels of cash offered by criminal poacher syndicates, senior conservation chiefs have admitted. Rangers in countries as diverse as Tanzania and Cambodia are being bribed by increasingly organised poaching gangs keen to supply ivory, rhino horn and tiger parts to meet huge consumer dem...

Full article: http://news.mongabay.com/2013/0425-hance-elephant-car.html

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