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Hillary Clinton Discusses Elephant Poaching at Surprise Tribeca Film Festival Appearance

Alana Abramson
Hillary Clinton Discusses Elephant Poaching at Surprise Tribeca Film Festival Appearance

Hillary Clinton made a surprise appearance at the Tribeca Film Festival Saturday in New York City, where she advocated for the protection of elephants.

Clinton was part of a panel that discussed Academy Award-winning producer Katherine Bigelow’s short film, The Protectors: Walk in the Rangers Shoe, which uses virtual reality technology to highlight the plight of park rangers in Africa who protect elephants.

“Here it is, Earth Day and we are marching on behalf of science,” the 2016 presidential candidate said, acknowledging the thousands of people who marched in cities across the country Saturday in support of science, “and part of science is understanding the intricate relationships we share with all those who are on this planet, and in particular large mammals, like elephants.”

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This article was originally published on FORTUNE.com