The largest land mammal and one of the most socially sophisticated animals in the world is under dire threat due to poaching and human-wildlife conflict. Elephants have emotions, empathy, extraordinary memories and numerous ways to communicate with each other. But demand for their ivory is taking the lives of nearly 100 elephants daily in Africa. Recent moves by many governments to ban ivory markets within their borders is a positive sign. But more global cooperation is necessary to maintain forward progress.
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