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World Elephant Day :What Is Its History ?

  World Elephant Day:  World Elephant Day is celebrated every year on 12 August. The purpose of celebrating it is to make people aware of elephants all over the world and to conserve elephants. The Government of India has also declared the elephant as the national animal. That is why every citizen must protect it. The Plight of Elephants: Despite their revered status, elephants face numerous threats that jeopardize their survival. Habitat loss, poaching, and human-wildlife conflict are among the most pressing challenges. Rapid urbanization and agricultural expansion result in the fragmentation and destruction of elephant habitats, pushing these gentle giants into smaller, isolated pockets. Poaching for ivory remains a severe threat to elephant populations. The illegal trade in ivory products continues to fuel demand, leading to the senseless killing of thousands of elephants each year. World Elephant Day serves as a poignant reminder of the need to combat poaching and illegal trade to