The UK Ivory Act and other measures have been incredibly important as elephant ivory is now almost banned around the world.
Elephants are an endangered species so this was a very crucial victory for them and the people who care about them.
However, poachers are now killing hippos to collect their teeth in response.
Hippos are listed as “vulnerable to extinction” and measures must be made to protect them as well.
Please sign this petition to demand that the UK Parliament ban the trading of hippo teeth!
This article by Mathew Davis was first published by OneGreenPlanet on 27 January 2023.
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