The future for elephants is again looking bleak

elephant killed just for it tusks - elephant killed just for it tusks
@Miranda (728)
South Africa
November 18, 2006 2:05pm CST
The world's illegal trade in ivory, which experts thought they had under control, is booming again. The biggest increase has been in China, where there is a thriving ivory carving industry and few controls by the government. By killing them just for a nice ornament is sick.
3 responses
@MySpot (2602)
• United States
18 Nov 06
Mother and Child Elephants - Mother and Child Elephants
OMG! That's so sad and a serious disgrace to a beautiful animal! (one of my faves) Did you know September 22nd is Elephant Appreciation Day?
@Miranda (728)
• South Africa
19 Nov 06
As far as my knowledge goes, I think I saw somewhere, they are culling indian elephants too for it's tusks.
@Miranda (728)
• South Africa
19 Nov 06
As far as my knowledge goes, I think I saw somewhere, they are culling indian elephants too for it's tusks.
@sarah22 (3981)
• United States
19 Nov 06
yes,i agree with that. soon there will be no Elephants and they will become extinct like the other animals. thats so sad
@imabagel (505)
• United States
18 Nov 06
thats so true. but i have my own views on anything illegal.