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Wildlife Conservation Society

Origami Might Actually Help Save Elephants

The Wildlife Conservation Society wanted to show just how big the elephant poaching problem is.

By Melissa Prax | November 17, 2016

These little origami elephants represent a much bigger problem. 

More than 78,000 elephants will die in the next two years from poaching and the ivory trade if action isn't taken. 

The Wildlife Conservation Society's Ninety-Six Elephants Campaign drew attention to that fact.

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The campaign reached its goal of breaking the Guinness World Record for largest display of origami elephants.

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