Elephant Tusks• These are elephant tusks. There are African gangs poaching elephants for money!• African gangs are wiping out tens of thousands of elephants a year, more than at anytime in the 2 previous decades!
• An estimated 25,000 elephants are being killed every year by well-armed African gangs.• A gunman who kills an elephant with tusk weighing 10 kilograms would each receive about $2,500, or more.• Well-armed poachers are even killing the park rangers.
Baby Elephants!• African gangs shoot baby elephants for no reason! Awwwww
Ivory Tusks• Elephants are being poached for tusks made ivory.• Before, these were a elephants tusks, but now they were decorated and being auctioned• This is an elephant tusk made into an ivory bracelet.
History• In the 1930s and 40s, there were as many as 5 million African elephant on Earth. Now population have dwindled to between 472,000 to 690,000.
HELP!!!!• Kenya is at a state that they want government HELP, to arrest the African gangs, and STOP illegal poaching!!
THE END! ByErin Wittlieff & Anna Wagner Save the Elephants!! 7th grade Social Studies