In 20 jaar niet zoveel olifanten gestroopt

Despite recent attempts by soldiers in Cameroon to stop the mass slaughter of elephants, poachers are continuing to kill the animals in record numbers, the World Wildlife Fund said Thursday.  Tom Milliken, director of the wildlife trade monitoring netwerk TRAFFIC: “There has been an increased poaching assault like we haven’t seen in two decades.”

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War on elephant poachers

murdered elephant in CameroonThree African countries – Cameroon, the Democratic Republic of Congo, and Kenya – are taking up arms against elephant poachers, who have killed hundreds of the gentle grey giants within the past few weeks.

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Honeybees against elephants

Elephants often disturb agriculture in ZambiaIn several places in Zambia, stories of elephants destroying crop fields can often be heard. The grey giants portend destruction once they swarm an area. But the hotels of Sun International are trying a new potent method to deal with problematic elephants who have been ravaging their funded agriculture projects in Songwe area of Livingstone in Zambia.

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