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KENYA-POACHING-ELEPHANTS

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An elephant is pictured in Tsavo East National Park in southern Kenya on January 31, 2013. Wildlife protection groups have expressed concern that the amount of elephant poaching in the African continent is now at its highest for 20 years with an estimated 25,000 elephants killed in 2011. Kenya's worst incident of ivory poaching in recent history took place on January 5, 2013 when an entire family of 11 elephants were killed by poachers in Tsavo National Park, which is home to some 13,000 elephants. Increasing prosperity in China, and a large influx of Chinese workers and investors throughout Africa, has sent demand for african ivory soaring. AFP PHOTO/IVAN LIEMAN (Photo credit should read Ivan Lieman/AFP/Getty Images)
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An elephant is pictured in Tsavo East National Park in southern Kenya on January 31, 2013. Wildlife protection groups have expressed concern that the amount of elephant poaching in the African continent is now at its highest for 20 years with an estimated 25,000 elephants killed in 2011. Kenya's worst incident of ivory poaching in recent history took place on January 5, 2013 when an entire family of 11 elephants were killed by poachers in Tsavo National Park, which is home to some 13,000 elephants. Increasing prosperity in China, and a large influx of Chinese workers and investors throughout Africa, has sent demand for african ivory soaring. AFP PHOTO/IVAN LIEMAN (Photo credit should read Ivan Lieman/AFP/Getty Images)
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January 31, 2013
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An elephant is pictured in Tsavo East National Park in southern Kenya... News Photo 160643359Animal,Elephant,Horizontal,Human Interest,Kenya,Tsavo East National ParkPhotographer Collection: AFP 2013 AFPAn elephant is pictured in Tsavo East National Park in southern Kenya on January 31, 2013. Wildlife protection groups have expressed concern that the amount of elephant poaching in the African continent is now at its highest for 20 years with an estimated 25,000 elephants killed in 2011. Kenya's worst incident of ivory poaching in recent history took place on January 5, 2013 when an entire family of 11 elephants were killed by poachers in Tsavo National Park, which is home to some 13,000 elephants. Increasing prosperity in China, and a large influx of Chinese workers and investors throughout Africa, has sent demand for african ivory soaring. AFP PHOTO/IVAN LIEMAN (Photo credit should read Ivan Lieman/AFP/Getty Images)