Poaching Elephants


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Kenya’s President Mwai Kibaki set ablaze (for photos, click here) an illegal ivory stockpile on July 20, 2011, at the Tsavo National Park. Three hundred thirty-five tusks and 42,553 pieces of ivory were burned.

Kenya hosted the event, held over two decades after the government, led by director of the Kenya Wildlife Service Richard Leakey, [...]