Battle for the Elephants (2013)
56min · Documentary · 27 February 2013
"Battle for the Elephants" tells the ultimate animal story - how the earth's most charismatic and majestic land animal today faces market forces driving the value of its tusks to levels once reserved for gold. This groundbreaking National Geographic Special goes undercover to expose the criminal network behind ivory's supply and demand. It also demonstrates how the elephant, with its highly evolved society, keen intelligence, ability to communicate across vast distances and to love, remember and even to mourn, is far more complex than ever imagined. More revelations are sure to follow, only if the outspoken and brave crime investigators and conservationists showcased in "Battle For The Elephants" prevail.
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National Geographic Television