Kenya a ‘major route for ivory smugglers’
Posted Monday, August 12 2013 at 23:30
- Report shows Kenya and Tanzania accounted for most of the ivory seized between 2009 and 2011
Statistics by the Elephant Trade Information System (ETIS) indicate that Kenya and Tanzania together accounted for 16 of the 34 large-scale ivory seizure cases recorded from 2009 through 2011.
The report says more ivory is moving through these countries currently than in other parts of Africa.