I've made this visual as an personal statement against this massive loss of animal life.
Read more about it below.
Either we come together now to make these the last days of ivory-funded terrorism or we witness the last days of elephants in the wild.
Let’s put the illegal ivory trade and the terrorists profiting from it out of business, in order to protect endangered elephants and innocent people.
The 96 Elephants Campaign is a project of the Wildlife Conservation Society
Did you know that on average 96 elephants are killed every day in Africa? Right now, there's a poaching crisis unlike anything we've seen in decades. Across the globe, the demand for ivory – both legal and illegal – is driving Africa's forest elephants to extinction.
Central Africa has lost 64 percent of its elephants in a decade.
Ivory-seeking poachers have killed 100,000 African elephants in just three years, according to a new study that provides the first reliable continent-wide estimates of illegal kills. During 2011 alone, roughly one of every twelve African elephants was killed by a poacher.
Arusha, Tanzania: A recent aerial report has revealed a worrying number of elephant carcasses in the world famous Mara-Serengeti ecosystem in east Africa.
A total of 192 elephant carcasses were counted, of which 117 were in Kenya and 75 in Tanzania. More shocking is that of all the carcasses found in Kenya, 84 per cent were outside of the Masai Mara National Reserve, and each had its tusks missing.