Claims baby ele­phants sent to China

The Press and Journal (Aberdeen and Aberdeenshire) - - WORLD NEWS -

An­i­mal rights ac­tivists claim that Zim­babwe has sent about 30 young ele­phants to China where they will be held in zoos.

The Hu­mane So­ci­ety In­ter­na­tional said the an­i­mals, es­ti­mated to be two to six years old, were sep­a­rated from ma­ter­nal herds and held at Zim­babwe’s Hwange Na­tional Park for nearly a year be­fore be­ing sent this week.

Zim­bab­wean wildlife au­thor­i­ties did not com­ment on the state­ment.

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