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Trump Administration Lifts Elephant ‘Trophy’ Import Ban

The Trump administration is reversing an Obama-era ban regarding the importation of so-called elephant trophies from two African countries to the U.S.

Here & Nows Robin Young speaks with Vicki Croke (@TheWildLifeWBUR), host of WBUR’s The Wild Life blog, about the reversal.

This segment aired on November 16, 2017.

A 2015 photo of an elephant in Hwange National Park,  Zimbabwe. (Tsvangirayi Mukwazhi/AP)

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