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Africa Could Lose 20 Percent of Elephants

Africa could lose 20 percent of its elephant population in a decade if current poaching levels are not slowed, animal conservation groups warned Monday. An estimated 22,000 elephants were illegally killed across the continent last year, as poaching reached “unacceptably … Continue reading

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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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