Behind the Headlines 07.01.13

Following the death of a baby elephant transported to a zoo in China in November 2012, Tererai talks to Johnny Rodrigues from the Zimbabwe Conservation Task Force and commentator Wilbert Mukori. Both blast the global body responsible for monitoring the trade in endangered species, CITES, for licensing the sale of four baby elephants that were flown to Chinese zoos in November. Rodrigues said he believes someone at CITES is giving in to greed and pleaded for help to stop 14 other young elephants from being sent to China. Mukori the licensing aspect of this trade was part of the ongoing looting and greed that has taken over Zimbabwe.



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