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(FILES) A picture taken on October 14, 2013 shows an elephant in Mikumi National Park, which borders the Selous Game Reserve, Tanzania. A third of all illegal ivory seized in Asia comes from Tanzania, and the safari tourism destination has lost over half of its elephants in the last five years, according to the Tanzanian Elephant Protection Society (TEPS). There are 60,000 left but, if poaching continues unabated, Tanzania may see all of its elephants eradicated by the year 2020. The Tanzanian government recently announced plans to train 1,000 new park rangers and buy four helicopters, with much of the money coming from the Howard Buffet Foundation. AFP PHOTO/Daniel Hayduk (Photo credit should read Daniel Hayduk/AFP/Getty Images)
(FILES) A picture taken on October 14, 2013 shows an elephant in Mikumi National Park, which borders the Selous Game Reserve, Tanzania. A third of all illegal ivory seized in Asia comes from Tanzania, and the safari tourism destination has lost over half of its elephants in the last five years, according to the Tanzanian Elephant Protection Society (TEPS). There are 60,000 left but, if poaching continues unabated, Tanzania may see all of its elephants eradicated by the year 2020. The Tanzanian government recently announced plans to train 1,000 new park rangers and buy four helicopters, with much of the money coming from the Howard Buffet Foundation. AFP PHOTO/Daniel Hayduk (Photo credit should read Daniel Hayduk/AFP/Getty Images)

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Crawford Allan, senior director for TRAFFIC, joins CNN Today to speak about how poaching is driving the 'catatrophic decline' of the elephant population in Tanzania.

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Crawford Allan, senior director for TRAFFIC, joins CNN Today to speak about how poaching is driving the 'catatrophic decline' of the elephant population in Tanzania.