Kenya reports decline in elephant, rhino poaching
Contributed by NAMPA / Xinhua.
NAIROBI, Feb. 13 (Xinhua) -- Kenya is experiencing a sharp decline in elephant and rhino poaching, a senior government official said on Tuesday.
Najib Balala, Cabinet Secretary in the Ministry of Tourism and Wildlife, told a media briefing in Nairobi that Kenya lost nine rhinos and 60 elephants to poachers in 2017, compared to 14 rhinos and 96 elephants lost in the previous year.
"The rapid decline in wildlife poaching is due to concerted government efforts to protect national parks and game res ...