Trump Administration Reverses Ban On Elephant Trophy Imports04:55
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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 has quietly lifted a ban on importing trophies of elephants from some African countries. Trump made a first attempt about three months ago, but changed course after public outcry.

Here & Now's Jeremy Hobson speaks with Vicki Croke (@TheWildLifeWBUR), host of WBUR's The Wild Life blog.

This segment aired on March 8, 2018.

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