Massive loss of African savannah elephants

Wednesday, August 31, 2016 - 14:31 in Biology & Nature

The results of the first-ever pan-African survey of savanna elephants using standardized data collection and validation methods, has now been announced. The report confirms substantial declines in elephant numbers over just the last decade. The researchers report that the current rate of species decline is 8 percent per year, primarily due to poaching.

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