Yingluk Government Ousted – Means Bad News For Elephants!
During Yingluk Shinawatra’s term as Prime Minister of Thailand she agreed to stamp out the illegal ivory trade which was responsible for 000’s of African elephants being slaughtered.
Due to the continuous political turmoil and widespread corruption within the country her well intentioned plans became untennable. Elephant poaching for their highly valued tusks has increased to unprecedented levels.
Thailand in it’s apparently nonchalant attitude to seriously get illegal trading of endangered species under control within it’s borders may face sanctions.