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In the Shadows of the Congo Basin Forest, Elephants Fall to the Illegal Ivory Trade

Forest elephants in the Mbeli River, Nouabalé-Ndoki National Park, Congo. Despite a near universal ban on trade in ivory, poaching is placing the African forest elephant—distinct from the savannah elephant—in serious jeopardy. (Image: Thomas Breuer)

doi: https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pbio.0050115.g001