Sunset for Elephants? (image) University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, News Bureau Share Print E-Mail Caption Illegal hunting is a major threat to African elephants, with more elephants killed by poachers than from natural causes. A new tool will help trace the origins of ivory seized from poachers. Credit Photo by Michael Jeffords and Susan Post Usage Restrictions Image may be used ONLY with stories about the research described in this release. Credit required: Photo by Michael Jeffords and Susan Post Share Print E-Mail Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.