A stockpile of ivory tusks.
A stockpile of ivory tusks.

Mozambique has shown its commitment to tackle poaching by burning 193.5kg of rhino horn and 2434.6kg of ivory, much of which came from a massive seizure in May. The country has become one of Africa’s two major poaching hotspots, and has lost nearly half its elephants in the past five years. Mozambique has no rhino of its own, but it is known as a hub for the illegal trade in poached horns. Read more: theguardian.com 

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