Orphaned elephants are victims of Kenya's poaching crisis

Read: Kenyan Prime Minister asks for international help to curb poaching menace.

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A family of 12 elephants were killed in Kenya on Saturday, the worst recorded incident in the country's history. Credit: ITV News
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Elephants orphaned by the Kenyan poaching crisis at the David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust. Credit: ITV News
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Seventeen poachers killed the family in Kenya. Credit: ITV News

For more information go to The David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust.

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Anger over elephant killings

A family of 12 elephants have been slaughtered and their tusks hacked off in the worst recorded ivory poaching incident in Kenya's history, prompting calls for action to tackle the illegal trade.