Elephant poaching on the rise

Africa is seeing a resurgence in elephant poaching. In 2006, 5% of the elephant population was lost to poachers to feed a black market in Asia. This marks a rise to levels not seen since the 1980's. A weak African economy is thought to be one of the driving factors, though the African economy benefits from the tourists who travel to see the elephants.

I always thought it would be poetic justice if someone poached the poachers, had them stuffed, and shipped their organs off to black markets.
I guess the international ban on Ivory isn't working.

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