Did you know: The fate of African and Asian elephant rests almost solely with China. The Chinese demand for ivory is so high that if they killed ALL the elephants in Africa, there would not be nearly enough to meet demand. Over 90% of ivory in China is illegal.
Firefighter Brett Cunniff holds an oxygen mask to a kitten rescued from a house fire in the lower Rattlesnake Valley. The kitten, which was having trouble breathing when found inside the home, recovered and was taken to a veterinary hospital. Photo by TOM