Zimbabwe’s elephants – wanted dead or alive

This began as a reblog of an old post – it has turned into a new one about a situation that continues to haunt me … the on-going sale of Zimbabwe’s wild, young elephants to distant zoos and tourist parks.

The Phraser

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Elephants, the big-eared nomads of Africa, are in trouble. They are squeezed for space, many are slain for ivory, and others are sold into captivity.

Zimbabwe, in southern Africa, is blessed with large herds of elephants, some of the happiest on the continent … but there is danger, both from poaching and live export. The elephants are up for sale and buyers are waiting.

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2 thoughts on “Zimbabwe’s elephants – wanted dead or alive

    • I find it hard to understand how we can do this but cruelty is everywhere. Perhaps the silence of the elephants will become loud enough to show us in time all that we damage. Thank you so much for your support Lyn – can’t tell you how much it means.

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