Young elephants being held in a fenced area in the Hwange Game Reserve in Zimbabwe on October 18. Photo: HSI/Africa via AP

Zimbabwe sent 30 baby elephants to China, to dismay of animal rights groups

  • Young elephants, between two to six years old, were separated from maternal herds and will be put in Chinese zoos or circuses
  • Task force that visited facilities in China in 2016 concluded they were not ready to receive the animals
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Young elephants being held in a fenced area in the Hwange Game Reserve in Zimbabwe on October 18. Photo: HSI/Africa via AP
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