African elephants may become extinct by 2020



Samuel Wasser : University of Washington biology professor
The African elephant population is now less than 470,000, down from more than 1 million when ivory trading was first banned in the late 1980s. But poaching continues, and the death rate for the remaining elephants has surpassed 8% per year


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