The number of elephants in the Selous Game Reserve in Tanzania, a UNESCO World Heritage site and Africa’s second largest elephant population, has plummeted by approximately 88 per cent over the last four decades, the Tanzania government has revealed.
Ruby is a baby elephant that replaces Stella at the mall. Ivan makes a promise to Stella to look out for Ruby. Ivan quickly begins to realize the life that Ruby has been thrown into. He begins using his art as a way to help save her.
What a wonderful idea. I can't think of ONE reason why not to dye tusks pink. Let's not wait for one more killing. Pink tusks say to poachers, "There is no value." To tourists pink says, "Support wildlife. We are heading for extinction.
Save the Elephants (organization) STE works to protect elephants, to stop exploitation such as poaching, and to help create a positive relationship between elephants and humans. The website includes a variety of scientific reports, news stories, and more.