SA vote keeps elephants off CITES critically endangered list

03 October 2016 - 18:11
By Graeme Hosken

South Africa was instrumental today in ensuring that elephants have not been listed as a critically endangered species. In a vote at the 17th Conference of the Parties of the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Flora and Fauna in Johannesburg‚ South Africa voted against having elephants listed as a critically endangered species.

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