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REAL TIME COUNTER : ELEPHANTS KILLED

The 1989 Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES) banned the international trade in ivory. But that didn't (and doesn't) stop poachers from killing elephants by the thousands. Because there still are thriving ivory markets in a number of affluent, mainly Asian, countries...





NUMBER OF
AFRICAN ELEPHANTS KILLED



This year ():
Today ():
Est. number of days until extinction:
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