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Hansa lived as a celebrated occupant of the Woodland Park Zoo until she died unexpectedly. Elephants die in the wild at a rate of 100 per day.
Hansa lived as a celebrated occupant of the Woodland Park Zoo until she died unexpectedly. Elephants die in the wild at a rate of 100 per day.


2007-06-15 - Seattle, United States , William Foster and James McGraw

When an elephant roams free, it gets shot; not just its tusks, but its whole face gets cut off to supply the illicit ivory trade; its feet are removed and made into ashtrays; its flesh is smoked and sold at market as a delicacy. Elephants are dying in the wild at the rate of 100 every day. What does the loss of one elephant in Seattle, Hansa, have to do with the wild elephants? Everything, because Woodland Park Zoo and accredited zoos everywhere are making the life of every elephant count in sup...



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