Horsemen Slaughter 89 Elephants in Attack in Chad, WWF Says

Horsemen Slaughter 89 Elephants in Attack in Chad, WWF Says

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A Kenya Ports Authority employee weighs ivory tusks at the port of Mombasa after their seizure by officials. Elephants throughout Africa are under threat from poachers who harvest the animals’ ivory for sale to buyers in countries including China and Thailand.