The United States has finally banned the sale of ivory

Big News! The United States has, at long last, finalized a ban on the sale of ivory!!!

Did you know that the U.S. ranks as the second largest market for illegal ivory after China? We are so deeply happy that the US is finally willing to stand up for what’s right for the African elephant, and that maybe, just maybe, your kids won’t have to google “What is an Elephant”.

“Our actions close a major avenue to wildlife traffickers,” said FWS Director Dan Ashe in a statement. “We still have much to do to save this species, but today is a good day for the African elephant.”

Read more about it in this article in The Washington Post.