Elephants teetering on the brink
If we do not act, we will have to shamefully admit to our children that we stood by as elephants were driven out of existence.”-- WCS conservationists Samantha Strindberg & Fiona Maisels, writing in The New York Times
Across the globe, elephants are disappearing faster than our experts can keep track of them. 2011 was the deadliest year on record for elephants, and the latest figures from 2012 show that the slaughter of these magnificent creatures continues.
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