7 ways wildlife won in 2018
Elephants, rhinos, whales, and other imperiled species received a boost this year.
Under poaching pressure, African elephants are evolving to lose their tusks. The jaguar trade is flourishing across South America, fishermen are shooting California sea lions off the coast of Washington state, and, even as bear bile farms are being shuttered across Vietnam, operators are allowing their captive bears to starve to death.
But the past 12 months have seen some bright spots too:
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