A wild forest elephant and calf bathe in the marshes of Bayanga Equatorial Forest, part of the Dzangha Sanga Reserve. Photo: AFP

African nations threaten to quit wildlife trade monitor over restrictions on elephants, ivory

  • Botswana, Namibia and Zimbabwe asked for the right to sell ivory acquired through natural deaths, confiscations and culling
  • Zimbabwean President Emmerson Mnangagwa blasted the decision not to relax ivory laws saying the money could fund conservation
Topic |   Conservation

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A wild forest elephant and calf bathe in the marshes of Bayanga Equatorial Forest, part of the Dzangha Sanga Reserve. Photo: AFP
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