A millennia-old migratory route lies between Tanzania and Amboseli National Park in Kenya. The elephants are searching for food. Conflicts are inevitable, often with fatal consequences for the animals.
A private breeder is auctioning off stockpiles of rhino horn after a court ruled that selling the horn within South Africa was legal. Conservation groups are appalled.
Vietnamese authorities have seized nearly three tons of illegal ivory hidden among boxes of fruit. The Southeast Asian country has increased efforts to tackle wildlife smuggling trade.
The world's largest land mammal is a huge draw for tourists. But while Africa's elephants are more likely to be spotted roaming vast nature reserves, their Asian cousins are less fortunate.
Illegal wildlife trafficking is pushing elephants, rhinos and tigers to the brink of extinction. Endangered animals are poached even in the world's most protected areas, says conservation group WWF.
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