"Battle for the Elephants Episode 1: The Plight of the Elephant" - J.J. Kelley - A Voice for Elephants

"Battle for the Elephants Episode 1: The Plight of the Elephant" - J.J. Kelley - A Voice for Elephants

by: J.J. Kelley | publication date: February 8, 2013 | Publication: National Geographic |

"Since the opening up of the Chinese market and the growth of its economy, ivory—once a precious material reserved for the ruling elite—has become increasingly available to the growing Chinese middle class. To help tell this story our team is with one of the top experts in the world, and the author of the upcoming article that coincidentally could get them kicked out of the country, if exposed. . ."

Producer J.J. Kelley posts to a new webseries, giving the audience a behind-the-scenes look into the making of the special 'Battle for the Elephants,' exposing the brutal slaughter of elephants for the ivory trade.

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