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  • 1.  Bush meat is the  The Chinese want trade of meat from horns and tusks to animals killed by turn into cure all poachers in Africa. medicine. They are hired to  The truth is that horns hunt animals so and tusks are keratin, poverty stricken the same materials villages have food. as human fingernails. It also carries  It has no medical dangerous diseases. properties at all.
  • 2.  The tourism in Africa is majorly affected by poaching Poaching kills the animals making it less likely to see one on a safari. They also scare away the tourists themselves because the tourists don’t want to be held up by poachers. The governments of Africa need the tourism for the money it generates.
  • 3.  Extinction is more important then tourism because: › If there are no more animals no more tourism › It will cause an ecosystem collapse Most Africans rely on these animals for money. Without money, many Africans will starve.
  • 4.  You should feel sorry for the animals and the Africans › The animals are directly affected by the poaching because they are getting killed › The Africans are indirectly affected because they rely on these animals for a income so they can live › It is a source of money for the governments so they need it to function and fund things
  • 5.  The significant causes of poaching are bush meat and the Chinese. The less important impact is lowering tourism. The more important impact is the possible extinction of entire species.
  • 6.  Wheat, Sue. "The more the merrier." Geographical Dec. 1999: 68. General OneFile. Web. 10 May 2011. http://find.galegroup.com/gps/infomark.do?&contentSet=IAC- Documents&type=retrieve&tabID=T003&prodId=IPS&docId=A58359001&source=gale&sr cprod=ITOF&userGroupName=mlin_s_ventress&version=1.0 Speart, Jessica. "The rhino chainsaw massacre." Buzzworms Earth Journal Jan.-Feb. 1994: 26+. General OneFile. Web. 10 May 2011. http://find.galegroup.com/gps/infomark.do?&contentSet=IAC- Documents&type=retrieve&tabID=T003&prodId=IPS&docId=A15295554&source=gale&sr cprod=ITOF&userGroupName=mlin_s_ventress&version=1.0