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In this photo taken on Thursday, Oct. 1, 2015, an elephant is seen in Hwange National Park, about 700 kilometres south west of Harare, Zimbabwe. (Tsvangirayi Mukwazhi/AP)MoreCloseclosemore
In this photo taken on Thursday, Oct. 1, 2015, an elephant is seen in Hwange National Park, about 700 kilometres south west of Harare, Zimbabwe. (Tsvangirayi Mukwazhi/AP)

The Trump administration is reversing an Obama-era ban on importing elephant hunting trophies from Africa to the U.S.

Here & Now's Robin Young speaks with Vicki Croke (@TheWildLifeWBUR), host of WBUR's The Wild Life blog, about the reversal.

This segment aired on November 16, 2017.

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