Elephants In The Sunset

Jun 16, 2016

It's a moment that sticks with us on The Exchange... we asked Ken Goddard from the National Forensics Laboratory in Ashland if elephants were going to make it.  His answer: "it's not looking good, is it?" 

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By one count, the world loses 96 elephants a day, mostly to poachers who only want the ivory tusks. 

Researcher Caitlin O'Connell is determined to help elephants survive; she is featured in a new National Geographic WILD special on elephants and their plight. 

We ask her about gains and losses in understanding and protecting elephants around the world.