A man adds wood to the fire as elephant tusks are burned during a ceremony to destroy confiscated wildlife parts. Elephant skin, clouded leopard parts and tiger bone were among the hundreds of animal parts worth $1.3m razed in the first public display of action against its prolific illegal wildlife trade.

via Naypyidaw, Myanmar — KRISHNA KUMAR SINGH

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Earlier this month, National Geographic reported that only halfway through the 2018 elephant census being conducted by Elephants Without Borders for the government of Botswana, 87 elephants have been found dead. The majority were older males with large tusks – suspected of being poached for their ivory. It’s a shocking increase since the last survey, […]

via What the Botswana Elephant Killings tell us About our Relationship with Wildlife — Not Your Ordinary Travel Blog

At least three suspected rhino poachers have been killed by a pride of lions after they broke into a game reserve in South Africa. Rangers discovered human remains around 4:30 p.m. local time on July 3 in the immediate vicinity of the lions’ territory at the Sibuya Game Reservein Kenton-on-Sea in the Eastern Cape, more […]

via ‘Gang’ of rhino poachers mauled to death by pride of lions after breaking into game reserve — INKLING LEAGUE