Tragically, over 30,000 elephants were killed last year for their tusks.
The problem of animal poaching continues to be a huge passion for Prince Harry — who spent time over the summer in South Africa working one on one with some of the most endangered animals.
On Wednesday, the 31-year-old royal shared stunning moments from his trip on the Kensington Palace Instagram account.
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Alongside each image, Prince William's younger bro wrote a specific story full of shocking facts and descriptions of the work that is being done to save these animals.
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In one photo of him laying on a sedated rhino (above), he remembered:
"After a very long day in Kruger National Park, with five rhinos sent to new homes and three elephants freed from their collars - like this sedated female - I decided to take a moment. I know how lucky I am to have these experiences, but hearing stories from people on the ground about how bad the situation really is, upset and frustrated me. How can it be that 30,000 elephants were slaughtered last year alone? None of them had names, so do we not care? And for what? Their tusks? Seeing huge carcasses of rhinos and elephants scattered across Africa, with their horns and tusks missing is a pointless waste of beauty."
Take a look inside the rest of Harry's journey (below)!