Forest Elephant Crisis in the Congo Basin

  title={Forest Elephant Crisis in the Congo Basin},
  author={S. Blake and S. Strindberg and Patrick Boudjan and Calixte Makombo and Inogwabini Bila-Isia and O. Ilambu and Falk Grossmann and Lambert Bene-Bene and Bruno Bokoto de Semboli and Valentin Mbenzo and Dino S'hwa and Rosine E. Bayogo and L. Williamson and M. Fay and J. Hart and F. Maisels},
  journal={PLoS Biology},
Debate over repealing the ivory trade ban dominates conferences of the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES). Resolving this controversy requires accurate estimates of elephant population trends and rates of illegal killing. Most African savannah elephant populations are well known; however, the status of forest elephants, perhaps a distinct species, in the vast Congo Basin is unclear. We assessed population status and incidence of poaching from… Expand
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