A warden stands guard as an illegal consignment of five tonnes of Ivory confiscated from smugglers is destroyed during Tsavo West National Park. (REUTERS/Noor Khamis)
A herd of elephants gather at a watering hole inside Hwange National Park, about 840 km (521 miles) outside Harare, October 28, 2013. (REUTERS/Philimon Bulawayo)
A Kenya Wildlife Services ranger shows elephant tusks intercepted from poachers during a commemoration of the 1989 ivory burning at the Nairobi National Park July 18, 2009. (REUTERS/Thomas Mukoya)
Recent and archive images relating to the poaching of animals in Africa.
Zimbabwean ivory poachers have killed more than 80 elephants by poisoning water holes with cyanide, endangering one of the world’s biggest herds, a minister said on Wednesday. (Reuters)
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