Conservationist Makes Artificial Ivory To ‘Hunt The People Who Kill Elephants’

After five years off the airwaves, National Geographic Channel’s acclaimed documentary series “Explorer” is coming back. In partnership with National Geographic magazine, the monthly series will first turn its lens toward an ongoing crisis in the animal kingdom: poaching.

About 30,000 elephants are slaughtered every year, and if current trends continue, the entire species could be gone by 2020. In the first installment of “Explorer,” Nat Geo fellow Bryan Christy goes to great lengths to track how illicit ivory is moved from within Africa to black markets around the world.

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Source : HuffingtonPost.Com

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