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Arnold Schwarzenegger Lends Support to Anti-Poaching Campaign

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Movie star and former California senator Arnold Schwarzenegger has thrown his weight behind a campaign against ivory poaching by blowing up an elephant tusk on camera. The Wildlife Conservation Society’s ‘96 elephants campaign’ aims to draw attention to the daily death toll of the majestic animals. In the video, Schwarzenegger says, “Hey, stop killing 96 elephants every day just because of this ivory. Lets get rid of the demand once and for all.” He then presses a detonator, exploding a tusk. John Calvelli, the campaign's director said, “We are extremely grateful Arnold Schwarzenegger has joined the 96 Elephants campaign, and we are hopeful that his global following of fans will become allies to stop the killing, stop the trafficking and stop the demand of ivory.”

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