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Military-style Attacks in DRC Result in 68 Elephant Deaths

By Garry Rogers @Garry_Rogers

Elephant Poaching in DRC

“AfricMilitary-style attacks in DRC result in 68 elephant deathsan Parks has intensified its anti-poaching efforts in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo to counter the poaching onslaught that has beset Garamba National Park in the past two months.  (The first photo is from

“A total of 68 elephants have been poached since mid-April, representing about 4 per cent of Military-style attacks in DRC result in 68 elephant deathsthe total population.”

GR:  At this rate, DRC elephants will be extirpated in four years.

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