A handout photo provided by the Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) shows an aerial view of a dead, poached elephant lying in a National Park in South Sudan on July 10, 2015. Photo: Agence France-Presse

Who is slaughtering Africa’s elephants? DNA study identifies three criminal ivory cartels

The breakthrough realisation that different tusks from the same animal were often passing through the same port helps bolster the criminal cases against the smugglers

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A handout photo provided by the Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) shows an aerial view of a dead, poached elephant lying in a National Park in South Sudan on July 10, 2015. Photo: Agence France-Presse
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