Namibia intends to export 42 wild elephants, presumably to zoos outside Africa!
The capture of entire family groups has already begun: these elephants will be condemned to a life of captivity and suffering, and Namibia’s unique desert-adapted elephant population may never recover.
But who still wants to import African elephants? There are rumours in Namibia about potential buyers. Dr Adam Cruise has analysed the probabilities in a new article. Read more here.