The Animals of Amboseli: Market Value

 

RHINO:

 

Value to poacher:           $15,000 per kilo for the horn
Final back-market Value: $50,000 per kilo for the horn

 

ELEPHANT :

Ivory : Value to poacher:                $170 per kilo
Ivory : Final black-market value: $2,000 per kilo

Lion:

Claws: Value to poacher:               $55 each
Teeth: Value to poacher:               $70 each
Teeth: Final black-market value: $700 each
Bone: Final black-market value:  $1200 per kilo

LEOPARD:

Value to poacher:               $700
Final black-market value: $3500

 

GIRAFFE:

Value to poacher: $450 meat value

 

BUFFALO:

Value to poacher: $300 meat value

 

ZEBRA:

Value to poacher:                $300 meat value
Final black-market value: $1500 for the skin

 

 

 

 

ELAND:

Value to poacher: $250 meat value

GAZELLE, IMPALA ETC.:

Value to poacher: average $40 meat valu

OSTRICH:

Value to poacher: $30 for the meat

 

 

   

 

SNAKE:

Value to poacher:                     $25 per foot for the skin
Black-market value Nairobi: $250 per foot

  

HYena:

Killed due to livestock predation.
Value to poacher: $0

 

© All photos : Nick Brandt 2012

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