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AZA and U.S. Wildlife Trafficking Alliance Join the Elephant Protection Initiative

SILVER SPRING, Md.  – The Association of Zoos and Aquariums (AZA) is proud to announce that AZA and its program, the U.S. Wildlife Trafficking Alliance (USWTA), have partnered with the Elephant Protection Initiative (EPI) and joined the pledge to conserve elephants by confronting the illegal ivory trade. The surging demand for ivory tusks has driven poaching to unsustainable levels, with tens of thousands of elephants killed in Africa each year, according to the Elephant... Read More
Posted by Ashley Jones at Sunday, August 12, 2018


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