SA wants to remove elephant protection

“Just a few days after hundreds, if not thousands, of people the world over gathered to take part in a global march against the poaching of elephants and rhino, news that welfare protection for elephants in South Africa may be removed is extremely disappointing.”

Wikimedia CommonsIn my research, I discovered that the South African government aims to remove certain rules pertaining to the protection of elephants simply because they cannot enforce them.

Read more in this piece originally for NoW!

{Image credit: Jan Arkesteijn (Own work) [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons}

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