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AFRICAN ELEPHANTS AT RISK OF EXTINCTION

The poaching of African elephants has increased so much in recent years that birth rates of wild populations have fallen behind, placing the animal at the risk of extinction. It doesn’t help that their natural habitat is shrinking either. In … Continue reading

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Elephants ‘facing critical situation’

Johannesburg – As many as 20 percent of Africa’s elephants could be killed in the next 10 years if illegal poaching continues at the current rate, according to new data released on Monday at the opening of the Elephant Summit … Continue reading

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