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2009-06-17 14:50:00

Environmentalists have growing concerns over the impact of loud helicopters flying over the Victoria Falls where elephants roam in Zimbabwe.Currently, there are only five regular helicopter flights that hover over the region at any one time, Zimbabwean journalist Brian Hungwe told BBC News.However, local officials expect tourism in the region to pick up next year when South Africa will be home to the World Cup.In the meantime, plans for other helipads are already underway, and Zimbabwean...


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