Elephant poachers are hard at work in Africa, and carbon dating proves it

Monday, November 7, 2016 - 15:31 in Biology & Nature

Elephant poaching is alive and well — and the elephants are not. A team of scientists examining seized shipments of elephant tusks from Africa have found that the vast majority of the ivory came from elephants that died within the last three years. The sobering results, published in the Proceedings...

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