Number of Elephants Killed in Mozambique by Poachers

in Environmental Threats

Over 2,500 elephants are estimated to have been killed by poachers in Mozambique between 2009 and 2012.

It was previous reported by intelligence services that poachers in Mozambique were using land mines to kill elephants for their ivory.

(Price of ivory and other wildlife trade products.)

Source:  John Yeld, “Mozambique steps up war on poaching,” Independent Online, July 31, 2013.

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