Kathryn Bigelow Links Elephant Poaching And Terror Groups In Powerful Animated Short

December 11, 2014 10:35 PM

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Kathryn Bigelow, director of "Zero Dark Thirty" and "The Hurt Locker," has set her sights on another war front: the attack on endangered elephants.

Bigelow made a PSA to stop ivory poaching, but instead of focusing entirely on the elephant toll, the mostly animated short highlights the human cost. Titled "Last Days," the film makes the case that terror groups such as al-Shabaab and Boko Haram make big money from the ivory trade. In a departure ...

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