Zimbabwe’s young elephants await ‘dispatch’

Elephant calf at peace

“And foe to none, suspects no enemies, …”

Zimbabwe does not hide the fact that it has young elephants in captivity awaiting export – 27 of them between the ages of three and five.  All in this particular group are due to be flown to China.

The official reason given for the sale is that it will raise money for the country’s National Parks.  There are many who doubt that the money paid will ever benefit Zimbabwe’s wildlife.

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