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Satao II, a 50-year-old great tusker elephant, was recently found dead in Tsavo East National Park, Kenya.
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The world has lost one of its last “great tusker” elephants. Satao II was recently found dead during an aerial surveillance mission by the Kenyan conservation group Tsavo Trust. Conservationists believe the 50-year-old bull was killed by a poacher’s poisoned arrow.

Read more about the importance of great tusker elephants and why it’s difficult to protect them: http://news.nationalgeographic.com/2017/03/africa-tusker-elephant-satao/

Learn more about African elephants: http://www.nationalgeographic.com/animals/mammals/a/african-elephant/

Photos by
Tsavo Trust
Mitsuaki Iwago, Minden Pictures
Michael Nichols
Mark Deeble And Victoria Stone
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