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Global March For Elephants and Rhinos

  • Jefferson Square Park Gough Street & Turk Street San Francisco, CA United States (map)

Global March For Elephants and Rhinos
Saturday, October 3, 10:30AM-3:00PM
Jefferson Square Park, Gough Street & Turk Street, San Francisco
Free

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Today, 96 elephants will be brutally slaughtered. That’s 1 every 15 minutes. Stop the killing! Save them from extinction! Sign up now!

Please join us as we march with more than 100 cities around the world to bring attention to the horrific suffering caused by poaching for ivory and rhino horn in the continent of Africa.

Elephants:
More than 35,000 elephants are brutally killed EVERY YEAR. At this rate, elephants in the wild face extinction within a generation.

The elephant population has been reduced from millions to fewer than 400,000 today.

Profits from the sale of ivory are being used to fund terrorism; the largest market for illegal ivory is China.
 

Rhinos:

Most rhinos live in South Africa, where they are being exterminated by poachers.

In 2007, 13 rhinos were slaughtered. In 2014, over 1,000 were brutally killed and the pace of killing has not let up.

Only about 25,000 rhinos are left in the wild.

The largest market for illegal rhino horn is China.


Sign up for the Global March for Elephants and Rhinos!

Earlier Event: October 3
KVMR Celtic Festival and Marketplace
Later Event: October 3
Harvest Faire and Steam Festival