Archive for Poached Elephants

Elephant mother shot right next to her calfs

Posted in Africa: Rhinos, Uncategorized with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on January 16, 2010 by Dori G

This is what it really looks like.  So sad……

Thank you Bill Jordan Wildlife Defense Fund

Ivory Wars: Last Stand in Chads Zakouma National Park

Posted in Uncategorized with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on January 15, 2010 by Dori G

Zakouma National Park in southeastern Chad is home to one of the world’s largest remaining concentrations of elephants. Despite a tumultuous history of slavery, colonialism, and civil war, the Chad government and  conservationists have managed to create a wildlife refuge here.

To read more about Chad’s Ivory War click here…