‘A crime against nature’: Sale of African elephants linked to corruption, critics fear



An auction of 170 African elephants may be a smokescreen for a done deal or linked to corruption, say critics of what is being dubbed “a crime against nature”. Namibia is asking for bids for the wild animals, saying the country has too many, and citing increasing conflicts with humans. Any foreign buyers must show they can offer quarantine facilities and have permission from conservation authorities in their home country, authorities insist. STOP THE ILLEGAL WILDLIFE TRADE We are working with conservation charities Space for Giants and...

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