Photo: Illegal Ivory Trade Boosted by Angola Craft Markets, Conservationists Say



A pair of African elephants bathes in the Chobe River in Botswana. While the South African country is currently home to more elephants than the land can support, other nations have seem drastic declines in their elephant populations.

A renewed swell in the illegal ivory trade is being fueled by markets in Angola and is putting pressure on elephant populations throughout the continent, wildlife experts say.

Photograph by Chris Johns/NGS


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