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Score One For Pachyderms: Elephant Tramples Poacher To Death
2013-05-13 14:11:50

According to a report by Zimbabwe's Sunday Mail, a poacher was trampled to death by the very elephant he was attempting to kill.

Ivory Poaching Causes 37 Percent Elephant Decline In Congo
2013-03-02 05:34:45

New statistics show that the elephant population in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) has declined by 37 percent in the last five years.

Ivory Trade Poaching Has Claimed 11,000 Elephants In Africa
2013-02-07 09:32:00

Gabon's Minkebe Park, once home to Africa's largest forest elephant population, has lost a staggering 11,100 individuals to poaching for the ivory trade, according to the Wildlife Conservation Society.

Illegal Hunting And Bushmeat Trading Driving Down Animal Populations In Africa
2012-10-13 09:06:30

Illegal hunting and bushmeat trade are having a greater impact on wildlife populations in the Southern and Eastern savannas of Africa than was previously thought.


Word of the Day
plim
  • To swell, as grain or wood with water.
The word 'plim' is probably a variant of the word 'plum'.
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