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Lupita Nyong’o Named New WildAid Ambassador

In this Jan. 12, 2014 file photo, Lupita Nyong'o arrives at the 71st annual Golden Globe Awards at the Beverly Hilton Hotel, in Beverly Hills, Calif. The Mexican-born Kenyan will be the first black ambassador for Lancome, which features Julia Roberts, Kate Winslet, Penelope Cruz and Lily Collins as spokeswomen. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP, File)
In this Jan. 12, 2014 file photo, Lupita Nyong’o arrives at the 71st annual Golden Globe Awards at the Beverly Hilton Hotel, in Beverly Hills, Calif. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP, File)

 

WASHINGTON (UPI) – Oscar-winning actress Lupita Nyong’o, 32, is leading the fight against elephant poaching and ivory sales.

Nyong’o a native Kenyan, known for her break out Oscar-winning performance in Twelve Years a Slave, returned to her home country to become a global elephant ambassador, The Hamilton Spectator reports.

Nyong’o joined international conservation organization WildAid in order to fight against the slaughter of elephants for their ivory.

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