(Xinhua) -- Kenya
Wildlife Service (KWS) said it has secured 210 million U.S.
dollars in pledges towards the purchase of night vision
equipment to help curb rampant killings of the country’s
endangered elephants and rhinos for ivory tusks and horns.
night vision equipment which has high performance capability
will enable the KWS rangers to own the night,” the wildlife
authority said amid escalation of poaching across the country.
officials said its rangers require night vision equipment to see
poachers, who use night vision binoculars to hunt elephant and
rhino in the dark.