Ivory Poaching at Critical Levels: Elephants on Path to Extinction by 2020?

Thursday, July 31, 2008 - 12:35 in Biology & Nature

African elephants are being slaughtered for their ivory at a pace unseen since an international ban on the ivory trade took effect in 1989, but a University of Washington conservation biologist believes there is little outcry because the public seems to be unaware of the giant mammals' plight.

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