It is extremely important that people become aware of current issues affecting wildlife so that we can play our part in protecting this natural heritage.
Often times poachers killed or captured these elephants to sell their tusks locally or in the global wildlife trade. If this unbridled greed continues these elephants will be extinct soon.
An endangered pygmy elephant recently found dead in Sabah had been shot about 70 times and its tusks hacked off during a brutal attack by poachers.
Apart from the serious health consequences by inhalation of tobacco smoke that increases the risk of cancer, the leftover cigarette butts are negatively impacting and damaging our environment. They contain chemicals that contaminate our waterways, ground soil and harm our wildlife.
“Every year, the global leather industry slaughters more than a billion animals to use tons of their skins and hides. Many of these animals endure all the horrors of factory farming, including extreme crowding and confinement, deprivation, and unanesthetized castration, branding, and tail docking as well as cruel treatment during transport and slaughter.” - PETA
All of us deserve to be equally valued and provided with the opportunity to contribute to our society, regardless of our physical disability.
An old saying: It is better to give than to receive. Another old saying: The more you give, the more you get.
Understand the difference between opinions and facts. If there is a subject or controversy that interests you, dig a little deeper and not just believing from one single source.