A family of 12 elephants were slaughtered and their tusks hacked off in the worst recorded ivory poaching incident in Kenya's history.
The mammals were shot multiple times in Tsavo National Park, which homes 13,000 elephants.
Kenya's Wildlife Service are searching for the ten poachers alleged to be responsible for the killings.
Illegal poaching in Africa is being fuelled by a growing demand for ivory from wealthy consumers in China, and across Asia.
The poachers who slaughtered 12 elephants at the weekend were likely big-time gangsters fuelled by consumer demand in the Far East.
A family of 12 elephants has been killed and their tusks hacked off in the worst recorded incident of ivory poaching in Kenya's history.