Elephant numbers have dropped by 62% over the last decade, and they could be mostly extinct by the end of the next decade. An estimated 100 African elephants are killed each day by poachers seeking ivory, meat and body parts, leaving only 400,000 remaining.
Since 2009 elephant numbers have dropped by 62% and mostly like will be extinct within the next 1o years. Save the Elephants mission to stop the nearly 100 elephants killed each day by poachers desiring ivory, meat and body parts.
Save the Elephants is saving this beautiful animal from extinction. Desired mostly in the East as a status symbol and as an investment, the ivory from elephants is a high value item. Organized crime and traffickers smuggle tusks for profit. It is estimated that one elephant is killed every 15 minutes. Utilizing technology, Saving the Elephants is monitoring, collecting data, conducting vital research, providing protection and helping to create international policy for this vital fight. Join our Community Room, donate and connect with other like minded people or go to http://www.savetheelephants.org and donate directly. Your generosity is greatly appreciated.
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