12th August 2021
NAMIBIAN MINISTRY UPDATE ON THE ELEPHANT AUCTION
On World Elephant Day 2021 Members of the Pro Elephant Network have sent a letter to the Ministry of Environment, Forestry and Tourism with regard to the communication circulated and dated 11th August 2021.
PREN members asked if the Ministry could confirm the following:
- If the forty-two elephants that are to be captured and sold internationally are for in situ conservation purposes only?
- What the final destinations of the forty-two elephants selected for exportation are?
- If any of the fifty-seven elephants will be going in to captivity?
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