Many locals and wildlife conservation institutions I talked to didn’t even know about the existence of the ivory black market in Okahandja.
It was a quiet evening in Zambezi, until a herdsman heard a gunshot in the wilderness. By the time the police arrived, they found an elephant carcass—and the tusks had been taken.
“It could be a good trophy animal. Poachers never take small ones,” said chief control warden Morgan Saisai at the Katima Mulilo office of Namibia’s Ministry of Tourism and Environment (MET).
Visit the original source and full text: ChinaFile