All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘poachers’

Satao The Elephant Killed By Poachers

The Tsavo Trust, a not-for-profit organization located in Kenya, informed the public on Friday that one of their largest and oldest bull elephants was killed by poachers. The elephant’s name was Satao, and he was thought to have been born in the 1960s. Satao had tusks that weighed nearly 100 pounds each, which made him a target for ivory poachers. …

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Zimbabwe Poachers Poison 87 Elephants

Zimbabwean poachers have poisoned 87 elephants with cyanide in Hwange national park, which holds one of the world’s largest herds. Zimbabwean environment minister Saviour Kasukuwere said that park rangers and police have recovered 19 tusks, cyanide and wire snares, while searching villages close to the park. The poachers went after the ivory while authorities were preoccupied with the general election …

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