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Alex Smith will stop at nothing to save the elephants. Will you join her? Alex Smith will stop at nothing to save the elephants. Will you join her? It’s hard to wrap our minds around the fact that elephants could become extinct in our lifetime. In as little as 10 years, they could be wiped out from the wild, entirely. A poacher kills an elephant every 15 minutes… And it’s all for some meaningless ivory trinkets.

Unfortunately, given the massive scale of the global ivory trade, saving elephants from the brink of extinction won’t be easy. But there’s definitely hope for the future!

Just look at 17-year old Alex Smith, daughter of Elephants DC’s Arizona ambassador Jane Michaelides-Smith. Initially inspired by her mother, Alex has taken the mission of saving elephants very much to heart.

Alex wants to live her entire long life in a world where elephants are safe and happy in the wild. And she — and her entire generation, and all…

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