A new report has been published in the media on March 13 and it is generating a high amount of headlines. Sad news is being revealed that a total of twenty-eight endangered forest elephants have been killed in Cameroon due to poaching. A rep for WWF made a statement, discussing what took place.
As Global Post writes in a new report today, Zacharie Nzooh a rep for WWF (World Wildlife Fund) said of what has happened:
"The poachers used automatic weapons, such as AK-47s, reflecting the violent character of elephant poaching."
The news is indeed saddening, and sobering as well. The killing of the elephants mentioned in the new report has taken place over a few weeks. The elephants have been killed for their beautiful ivory tusks, and it is something that has been generating headlines for quite a while and much outrage as well. The elephants are endangered due to the various poaching that has taken place over the past few years.
What do you think of the news that twenty-eight endangered forest elephants have been killed by poachers in Cameroon for ivory? Have you been staying updated on all of the latest news as it relates to this topic?