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The End For Elephants?

Gangsters use poachers to make a killing in the ivory trade. What can stop the bloodshed?

photo by Chris Jordan Koyaso Lekoloi shot his first elephant in anger. The hundred or so that followed he killed for money. During nearly two decades as a poacher, bandit, thief, and alleged murderer Lekoloi killed more elephants than any other individual in northern Kenya until, tired of life on the run, he decided to give up poaching. I met Lekoloi by the side of a dry riverbed just outside Samburu National…
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by: Tristan McConnell – Summer 2015


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