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What would it be like if you were the very last of anything? The thing is to see the unique wonders and interesting bits and pieces of life that have a possibility to soon vanish off the face of the planet. African elephants are one of the most marvelous creatures walking the Earth. The only trouble is that these creatures are having their numbers drop each year this is because they are being threatened by poachers. The conflict comes with poachers illegally going into nature reserves and habitats and slaughtering elephants and other creatures. The problem is with the diminishing number of elephants, Africa could face problems. The problems that could arise with Africa if it had no elephants is its landscape would become unrecognizable.

The current status for elephants in recent years has “gone from threatened to endangered meaning very few are left,” as demonstrated by National Geographic doing surveys of the elephant population. The reason for the drastic number in populations of elephants is a result of poaching for the ivory in the tusk. The production of ivory in places such as China and India booms with making priceless goods but, “The prices of ivory in China the world’s largest market for elephant tusk, has fallen.” In 2016 National Geographic  noticing a decreasing number of poachers.

With this topic it becomes apparent that this affects everyone as elephants are slaughtered by the thousands for ivory, and poachers killing rangers protecting the wildlife. Wild Life protection agency like WWF, “Banned the international trade in ivory, but elephants are still being poached creating bans on forms of poaching.” This feels like there is a solution to end the poaching of elephants and away Wild Life protection can help keep these creatures alive and not extinct.

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