In order to raise money to sustain their wildlife, Zimbabwe has sold more than 90 elephants to Dubai and China for $2.7 million between 2012 and 2018. The sales were done strategically to support conservation efforts in Zimbabwe.
Sales were made over a period of six years and the money is being used to upkeep the remaining elephants.
The elephants are here
More elephants in Dubai
Dubai is known to have the best animal attractions and there are plenty of places within the region where you can get up-close with the wildlife. The addition of these elephants will only add more variety to the wildlife. The animals were moved to their brand new homes by air.
Where can you see the elephants?
Dubai Safari is home to a variety of animals including elephants, if you want to witness these magnificent creatures in the wild then plan a visit to Dubai Safari.