African elephants extinction fear

  • 15 January 2013
African elephant

The Kenyan government has warned that African elephants are a step closer to extinction.

Campaigners say an increase in poaching and the growing demand for ivory in China and other Asian countries is largely responsible.

The poachers are very dangerous and park rangers are trying to protect the elephants as much as they can.

Conservationists are warning that if more isn't done, African elephants could disappear forever.