06/01/2012 11:17 am ET

Guns Blazing: Poachers Move From Animals To Humans

We stood side by side, protecting each other as best we could in the vacant desert of Kenya. It was November 2006 and before us was Tessa, a pregnant African bush elephant we’d been tracking endlessly for days. She lay on her side, near slain, and drowning in a pool of her own blood.

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