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The Seized Ivory Came from the East or South

4 elephants walking in a grassy savanna

A Group of Savanna Elephants Walking

Based on your analysis, you can now eliminate the northern savanna as a possible source of the ivory. You will use another set of four markers to determine whether the ivory more likely came from a poached elephant in the east or south.

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East and South Savanna Elephant Populations

Dots correspond to elephant populations. As you will see, we have eliminated all the populations corresponding to forest elephants and northern savanna elephants.